TRAETH BYCHAN

Traeth Bychan is on the east coast of Anglesey.  The 1:50000 O.S. map for this area is sheet 114 (Anglesey) and

the grid reference for the locality is SH 517840.  The BGS map sheet to refer to for this locality is the Anglesey

sheet.

At Traeth Bychan there are limestones of Lower Carboniferous age that have been intruded by a small Tertiary

dolerite dyke.  This gallery includes photographs illustrating the fossils and types of bedding preserved in the

limestones.  It also includes photographs showing the relationship between the basic intrusion and the layers

of sedimentary rock at Traeth Bychan.

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TRAETH BYCHAN

Traeth Bychan is on the east coast of Anglesey.  The 1:50000

O.S. map for this area is sheet 114 (Anglesey) and the grid

reference for the locality is SH 517840.  The BGS map sheet to

refer to for this locality is the Anglesey sheet.

At Traeth Bychan there are limestones of Lower Carboniferous

age that have been intruded by a small Tertiary dolerite dyke. 

This gallery includes photographs illustrating the fossils and

types of bedding preserved in the limestones.  It also includes

photographs showing the relationship between the basic

intrusion and the layers of sedimentary rock at Traeth Bychan.

Sponsored by P.E.S.G.B.

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