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PRAWLE POINT AND START POINT EAST PORTLEMOUTH/CHIVELSTONE/STOKENHAM , SOUTH HAMS

National Grid Ref: SX 741 373 - 819 381

© Crown copyright. All rights reserved. Devon County Council Licence No. 100019783 2008

Excellent fossil cliff exposures with cragy tops and scree and detritus at base

Greenschist well exposed and accessible on foreshore

Wreck of large cargo ship on foreshore

M a i n P o i n t s o f I n t e r e s t : K e y F o c a l P o i n t

Scale 1: 10,000

Prawle Point; the southernmost peninsula of South Devon.

A c l a s s i c s i t e f o r r a i s e d b e a c h e s a n d f o r m e r c l i f f s w i t h p e r i g l a c i a l h e a d d e p o s i t s A v a l u a b e s e q u e n c e o . f s h o r e p l a t f o r m s w i t h h i g h l y a c t i v e b e d r o c k w e a t h e r i n g . P r o v i d e s e x c e l l e n t e x p o s u r e s o f t h e h i g h l y d e f o r m e d a n d m e t a m o r p h o s e d o c e a n i c b a s a l t s o f t h e S t a r t C o m p l e x s e e n a s t w o m a i n g r o u p s o f D e v o n i a n S c h i s t s .

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