Thursday, December 19, 2013

Chenier at Shoal Bay

What has Shoal Bay in common with Miranda? Both have Chenier beaches. That is raised shell beaches formed by long shore drift depositing shells over mud.

 This is a very rare feature and there are said to be only 12 worldwide.   Miranda is the largest in NZ and we have several in the Shoal bay area.
 More to follow..........