Kynance Cove

2021-06-14T15:16:57+00:00June 9th, 2021|Location: Cornwall, England, Europe|

Known for its striking beauty, unique geomorphology, and picturesque coves, the Lizard Peninsula is legendary for its 18th century smuggling trade and shipwrecks in nearby reefs. This area, known as...

Tazones, Asturias

2020-11-27T21:05:27+00:00November 27th, 2020|Location: Europe, Spain|

Auturias beaches, such as Tazones in northern Spain, face the Catabrian sea that is the southern part of the Bay of Biscay. The diverse benthic habitat in the Catabrian Sea provides hotspots for biodiversity...

Elba Island

2020-11-27T22:17:32+00:00August 18th, 2020|Location: Europe, Italy|

In terms of geological time, Elba Island is young with variable topographical features. Highly variably sized sand grains originate from geological activity 50 million years ago...

Ramla Bay, Gozo

2020-11-27T22:20:40+00:00July 26th, 2020|Location: Europe, Italy|

The tan color sand consist primarily of compacted skeletal remains of ancient globigerina foraminifera. The surrounding Mediterranean water have contributed additional biogenic components...

San Fruttuoso

2020-11-27T22:18:44+00:00July 25th, 2020|Location: Europe, Italy|

San Fruttuoso beach is a mixture of larger and small sand grains reflecting the minerals of the adjacent Portofino mountainous terrain with occasional biogenic sand grains...

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