Low cliffs of red soil and sandstone separate the shoreline ground from the high brushy fields and woods further inland. In some places along the shore there is sandy beach; in others places the ground is covered with loose rock shingles and slabs, or consists of stacked platforms of sandstone bedrock. Many spots have mixed-material ground: large slabs resting on sand, rock areas grading into sand closer to the ocean, or wide sand beach with bedrock emerging at water's edge. In short, this stretch of coast presents great variety of visual mood and terrain near the water, backed by a significant barrier to surmount for those wishing to pass between woods and shore.
Dimensions The extent of beach/rocky ground between the cliffs and the water's edge varies from 15 to 50 yards, depending on the specific place along the shore, as well as state of the tide. That cliff height varies from 6 feet (2 meters) to 25 feet (8 meters) along the shore.
TINY SEEPAGE CHANNELS IN SAND
MacNeill's Brook beach, Cavendish area, PEI National Park, Prince Edward Island, Canada.