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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

Moat Scar Drumlin, SW end limestone boulders etc

Moat Scar Drumlin, SW end limestone boulders etc

Moat Scar, Landslip area

Moat Scar, Landslip area

Moat Scar, Glacial erratic with Malachite.

Moat Scar, Glacial erratic with Malachite.

Moat Scar, Granite pebble from Moat Scar drumlin

Moat Scar, Granite pebble from Moat Scar drumlin

Moat Scar, Glacial erratic with bioturbation.

Moat Scar,  Glacial erratic with bioturbation.

Moat Scar, limestone boulder with brachiopoda

Moat Scar, limestone boulder with brachiopoda

Moat Scar, limestone boulder with heamatite staining

Moat Scar, limestone boulder with heamatite staining

Moat Scar, Malachite on sandstone

Moat Scar, Malachite on sandstone

Moat Scar, NE end of drumlin

Moat Scar, NE end of drumlin

Moat Scar, Unusually shaped glacial erratic

Moat Scar,  Unusually shaped glacial erratic

Moat Scar, Section clasts and erratics NE end

Moat Scar, Section clasts and erratics NE end

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

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

Moat Scar, Syringopora coral in local limestone

Moat Scar, Syringopora coral in local limestone

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

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

Moat Scar, unidentified volcanic erratic in till

Moat Scar, unidentified volcanic erratic in till