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Coquina rock formations...

Posted by
Judy aka L@dybug (Brooksville, FL, United States) on 8 July 2011 in Documentary & Street and Portfolio.

...more closely captured, in Washington Oaks Park, for which the unique shoreline of that section of the Atlantic beach is famous. These rocks are a rather strange phenomena for a Florida beach.

Here is Wikipedia's information on the formation of coquina rock. Interestingly enough, a picture of this same beach.

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tyan from Singapore, Singapore

This will make such a great geography lesson.when I was a student,my geog teacher only showed me hand-drawn pictures,which were dull and boring.I stopped taking geog at 14 and took history instead.I wonder why my teachers never bothered to show us real-life pictures like these!

8 Jul 2011 8:13am

@tyan: This is another testament to the wonder of digital photography, I guess. Being visual individuals, photos speak loudly to us! ... Take good care of yourself as you tend to Joy and the boys!

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Very nice composition and landscape.

8 Jul 2011 10:12am

Jennifer Hatcher from Johns Creek, United States

Beautiful composition

8 Jul 2011 12:41pm

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

These are very lovely. Nice composition!

8 Jul 2011 4:12pm

franz from Baden, Austria

very appealing scene, but - as you said yourself - not your typical florida beach! that's what makes is so extraordinary, i'd say!

8 Jul 2011 7:21pm

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

I like the idea of these being called coral rags! It sounds special! If you look long enough at them you can discover some animal shapes....(Well, it is hot here...but it is not because of the heat that I see animal shapes!)

9 Jul 2011 5:27am

@Japanalia: You are correct in that looking more closely, you clearly see all the shells that are in the sedimentary rock! ;D