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The Moat Scar drumlin has been eroded by the sea leaving an excellent cross-section visible. Access is easy along the foreshore of Morecambe Bay, but being tide aware is essential.

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Keywords:barrow-in-furness, carboniferous, corals, cumbria, devensian, drumlins, fossils, geomorphology, glacial erratics, glaciation, ice age, lancashire, limestones, moat scar, morecambe bay, newbiggin

HRS 7963 Moat Scar Drumlin, SW end limestone boulders etc

HRS 7963 Moat Scar Drumlin, SW end limestone boulders etc

HRS 7964 Moat Scar, Landslip area

HRS 7964 Moat Scar, Landslip area

HRS 7965 Moat Scar, Glacial erratic with Malachite.

HRS 7965 Moat Scar, Glacial erratic with Malachite.

HRS 7966 Moat Scar, Granite pebble from Moat Scar drumlin

HRS 7966 Moat Scar, Granite pebble from Moat Scar drumlin

HRS 7967 Moat Scar, Glacial erratic with bioturbation.

HRS 7967 Moat Scar,  Glacial erratic with bioturbation.

HRS 7968 Moat Scar, limestone boulder with brachiopoda

HRS 7968 Moat Scar, limestone boulder with brachiopoda

HRS 7969 Moat Scar, limestone boulder with heamatite staining

HRS 7969 Moat Scar, limestone boulder with heamatite staining

HRS 7970 Moat Scar, Malachite on sandstone

HRS 7970 Moat Scar, Malachite on sandstone

HRS 7972 Moat Scar, NE end of drumlin

HRS 7972 Moat Scar, NE end of drumlin

HRS 7971 Moat Scar, Unusually shaped glacial erratic

HRS 7971 Moat Scar,  Unusually shaped glacial erratic

HRS 7973 Moat Scar, Section clasts and erratics NE end

HRS 7973 Moat Scar, Section clasts and erratics NE end

HRS 7974 Moat Scar, superimposed drumlin glacial material - origin not yet known

HRS 7974 Moat Scar, superimposed drumlin glacial material - origin not yet known

HRS 7975 Moat Scar, Syringopora coral in local limestone

HRS 7975 Moat Scar, Syringopora coral in local limestone

HRS 7976 Moat Scar, trace fossils. possibly like Quarry Flat Lingula occupancy holes

HRS 7976 Moat Scar, trace fossils. possibly like Quarry Flat Lingula occupancy holes

HRS 7977 Moat Scar, unidentified volcanic erratic in till

HRS 7977 Moat Scar, unidentified volcanic erratic in till

HRS 7961 Moat Scar, unidentified volcanic erratic

HRS 7961 Moat Scar, unidentified volcanic erratic

HRS 7959 Moat Scar, mineralised boulder

HRS 7959 Moat Scar, mineralised boulder

HRS 7962 Moat Scar, Septarian nodule

HRS 7962 Moat Scar, Septarian nodule

HRS 7960 Moat Scar, Septarian nodule

HRS 7960 Moat Scar, Septarian nodule