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Geological landscapes of the Norfolk Coast

A summary by Tim Holt-Wilson of the key 'geological landscapes' of the Norfolk Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, explaining how these were formed and how they relate to the present day landscape.

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Geological Landscapes of the Norfolk Coast


Introducing five areas of striking geodiversity in the Norfolk Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
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The maps refered to in the document above are available below as higher resolution pdf documents.

Overview of the Geodiversity of the Norfolk Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty


West Norfolk Sandstones (3.1)


Hunstanton Glacial (3.2)


North Norfolk Coastal (3.3)


Cromer Ridge (3.4)


East Norfolk Coastal (3.5)