This photograph looks north along the western shore of Morecambe Bay at a time when the tide is high.  Exposed limestone bedrock may be seen protruding from the sand which is covered with a mixture of loose limestone boulders from local sources as well as darker rounded cobbles of more distant northern origin which were transported south by glacial movement.  The habitation located on the distant hill is the village of Bardsea, and the tree topped mound on the right of the picture is Wadhead Scar, also a distinct and somewhat rare feature attributable to glacial movement and meltwater.  The distant hills on the far horizon are the Lake District mountains, amongst which is the source of those dark rounded cobbles.

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