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  Studland, South Haven Peninsula - Geology and Geomorphology Field Trip Guide .
West, I.M. Studland and the South Haven Peninsula; Geology of the Wessex Coast of southern England.
The area is in the centre of Studland Bay and the immediate part of the dunes landward and is marked by signs.
Studland is a small attractive village situated on the east coast of the Isle of Purbeck, north of Swanage and the Chalk downs, the Purbeck Hills.
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  Wikipedia: Studland
Studland is a small village in Dorset, England famous for its beaches and Nature Reserve.
The bay is protected from the prevailing winds and storms by Old Harry Rocks, the chalk headland that separates Studland from Swanage bay.
Studland and Godlingston heath have been a National Nature Reserve since 1946, and the site is on English Nature's list of "Spotlight Reserves", the 31 most important reserves in England.
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 Isle of Purbeck - Studland
  Studland is a tract of land described in the north as South Haven/Shell Bay and in the south as Ballard Down.
It is effectively a continuation of Sandbanks further to the north and as it suggests, banks of sand or dunes, wind blown or tide transported from further round the coast.
The lack of pebbles is because the bay is sheltered from southwesterly waves that one would expect to move the sand.
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  Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Studland
To the West of Studland Bay, there is a large area of heathland known as Godlingston Heath.
World War II In 1940, the coastline at Studland Bay was one of the two stretches of Dorset coast where a German invasion was considered most likely and it was fortified as a part of British anti-invasion preparations of World War II.
Studland Bay is particularly good for rarer grebes and divers in winter, with up to 20 Black-necked Grebe and 5 Great Northern Diver recorded.
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  Studland Bay Encyclopedia Information @ ArtQuilt.com (Art Quilt)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The bay is protected from the prevailing winds and storms by Old Harry Rocks, the chalk headland that separates Studland from Swanage bay.
Studland and Godlingston heath have been a National Nature Reserve since 1946, and the site is on English Nature's list of "Spotlight Reserves", the 31 most important reserves in England.
In 1940, the coastline at Studland Bay was one of the two stetces of Dorset coast where a German invasion was considered most likely and it was fortified as a part of British anti-invasion preparations of World War II.
www.artquilt.com /encyclopedia/Studland_Bay   (1427 words)

  
 Studland, Dorset, England
Between Swanage and the entrance to Poole Harbour is Studland, a pleasant village with an interesting Norman church.
Studland is a natural resort with an expansive beach, now under the management of the National Trust.
Shell Bay, an area of clear sand, stretches towards the Sandbanks Chain Ferry, linking Studland to the Sandbanks Peninsula and is extremely popular with sunbathers.
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 Studland Information
The bay is protected from the prevailing winds and storms by Old Harry Rocks, the chalk headland that separates Studland from Swanage bay.
This has allowed, over a period of approximately 600 years, a sandy beach to be deposited against the reddened sandstone cliffs, at the south end of the bay, and the Reading and London clay formations at the north end of the bay.
Studland and Godlingston heath have been a National Nature Reserve since 1946, and the site is on English Nature's list of "Spotlight Reserves", the 31 most important reserves in England.
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 Definition of Studland Bay
Studland is a small village in Dorset, England famous for its beaches and Nature Reserve.
This has allowed, over a period of approximately 600 years, a sandy beach to be deposited against the redend sandstone cliffs, at the south end of the bay, and the Reading and London clay formations at the north end of the bay.
The heath and harbour are home to Britain's largest onshore oil field, and British Petroleum's Wytch Farm refinery is hidden amoungst a pine forest to the west of the heath.
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 Pub At Studland Bay in directory.co.uk
Studland - Tertiary Cliffs and the Agglestone - Geology of the...
Shell Bay Beach Studland Bay Dunes and Beach The Little Sea...
Studland Bay, Ballard Down and Studland Heath, January 2002...
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 Images of Dorset - Photographs of Studland Bay
Studland – A large spit of sand with grass covered dunes forming the southern part of the entrance to Poole Harbour.
The southernmost end of the bay is marked by chalk cliffs leading to Handfast Point and Old Harry Rock (a chalk sea-stack) from where there is a gentle ascent onto Ballard Down.
Fort Henry: wartime bunker used by King George VI, Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Generals Eisenhower and Montgomery to observe the live-fire practice on Studland Beach in preparation for the D-Day landings.
www.imagesofdorset.org.uk /Dorset/010/intro.htm   (492 words)

  
 Jurassic Coast - Open Coast
The National Trust manages the Studland peninsula, which had been accreting to the north and east for at least the last three hundred years.
The dynamics of the peninsula is related to sediment movement across Poole Bay and the mouth of the Harbour, and this is currently the subject of ongoing research.
The Studland Peninsula, on the corner of Purbeck between Poole Harbour and the sea, is a magnificent and diverse coastal and heathland site of national and international significance for its landscape, conservation habitats and wildlife.
www.swgfl.org.uk /jurassic/opencost4.htm   (1255 words)

  
 Case Study 3
On the corner of Purbeck between Poole Harbour and the sea, Studland Peninsula comprises an extensive area of coastal dune and heathland, punctuated with some large expanses of open brackish water with smaller areas of salt marsh, inter tidal mud flats, the Isle of Purbeck Golf Course and the famous four miles of sandy beaches.
A police quad bike will be kept at Studland in order to allow police to add further high visibility on the beach, the dunes and Ferry road, and to additionally ensure rapid response to reported crime.
There are large numbers of dogs on Shell Bay Beach and South Beach and significant numbers not controlled by their owners – which results in potential health problems and causes nuisance to visitors.
www.asken.co.uk /Practical/case_study_3_the_studland_penninsula.htm   (4556 words)

  
 Dorset WreckMap
Old Harry Rocks, at the southern extent of the Bay, are the remains of the land bridge that connected Studland Bay with the Needles on the Isle of Wight until the inundation caused by the end of the last ice age approximately 7000 years ago.
The close proximity of Studland Bay to Poole Harbour with its long and varied history of maritime trade and use would therefore suggest a high archaeological potential for the Bay, particularly with respect to maritime material.
The second area, A2, was chosen as part of the Bay that had received minimal coverage during previous surveys and because logistically its location optimised the ground truthing phase of the project.
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 Studland Bay Protected Wrecksite : Maritime Project Summaries 2003-2004 : Projects : Historic Environment Enabling ...
The Studland Bay wreck lies in 12 m of water just outside Poole Harbour on the south coast of England and is believed to be that of a lightly armed Spanish merchant vessel of c.
The vessel's construction is strikingly similar to the Basque Red Bay vessel and may have built the Basque region.
The hull remains are one of the largest, if not the largest surviving hull section of an early oceanic vessel.
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 Knoll House Hotel, Studland Bay, Swanage presented by A1 Tourism
Knoll House is a peaceful oasis of traditional style and atmosphere, space and comfort that has been providing new and regular visitors and families a quality of amenities and service only asociated with this type of country house hotel.
Studland beach is 300 yards away, a 5 minutes walk through our grounds.
Studland Riding Stables are between the hotel and village, with direct access to the heath.
www.a1tourism.com /uk/knollhouse.html   (1263 words)

  
 All about Studland   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Studland has one of the best beaches on the south coast.
The beach arcs from the chalk cliffs of Ballard Down in a gentle curve northwards for several miles until it meets Shell Bay at a sandy headland.
By some fluke this part of the heath has missed the twentieth century developments which have devastated so many acres of heathland around the Poole conurbation and there are no housing estates or shopping malls to destroy the magic.
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 West Bay, Dorset - The Jurassic and World Heritage Coast.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
West Bay forms a major gateway to the Jurassic Period of this coastline, to the extent that its new West Pier has been named 'The Jurassic Pier'.
Lyme Bay's coastline takes in most of the Triassic and Jurassic Coast, where cliff faces and rock falls can expose up to 250 million years of history.
Further east is Seatown, a few miles west of West Bay and consisting of a car park and pub at the end of a narrow lane from Chideock.
www.westbay.co.uk /jurassiccoast   (971 words)

  
 Studland & Swanage Field trip   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The chalk was laid down as a fine mud with dead sponges in the sea percolating down resulting in a chemical conversion to silica forming the flint bands within the chalk.
The Studland complex containing the Middle Beach was open sea 400 years ago, with long periods of accretion since then producing the sand dunes.
After lunch the group went via Ballard Estate to view the recent chalk landslip in the cliffs on the north side of Swanage Bay, [it was considered too dangerous to observe the cliff from the beach].
website.lineone.net /~chrismp/ougswessex/rep2001/Studland.html   (589 words)

  
 UK: The best of British beaches | Seaside Resorts | UK | Europe | Choose A Country | Travel | Telegraph
The Studland peninsula is a magical place set apart from the real world - particularly if you arrive on the ferry from Sandbanks.
Wide Shell Bay, by the ferry, has the constant passing of boats for entertainment.
The smaller Middle and South beaches, by Studland village, are quaint and family-friendly; they can, however, get seaweedy.
www.telegraph.co.uk /travel/main.jhtml?&xml=/travel/2002/07/13/etbritbeaches13.xml&page=2   (349 words)

  
 Studland Bay Hotels UK - Hotels in Studland Bay Dorset UK
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Manor House is a delightful country house hotel set in 20 acres of outstanding natural beauty, with views of Studland Bay.
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 Sandbanks to Swanage :: Explore the South West Coast Path :: http://www.explorethesouthwestcoastpath.co.uk ::
Part of Studland beach is a naturist beach, so it's possible you will be the only person wearing clothes along this part.
As well as many private boats, the harbour is crossed by a number of ferries, including the Brownsea island ferries, the Shell Bay to Sandbanks ferry and a ferry from Wareham to Poole.
Studland beach itself was well used during the preparations, as the sand and conditions closely resembled that in France.
www.explorethesouthwestcoastpath.co.uk /sandbanks2swanage.html   (2793 words)

  
 dorsetfg
This page is mainly a pictorial guide to the Geology of Dorset, the photographs having been taken during the Easter holidays, 2001, during the foot and mouth outbreak in the UK, and after one of the wettest winters ever.
The consequences of these factors were that many of the coastal locations such as Kimmeridge Bay were not open to the public, that there were many new landslips and mudflows and that many of the clays and mudflows were still saturated and dangerous to walk on.
Chippel Bay to the east of Lyme Regis.
www.geologyshop.co.uk /dorsetfg.htm   (741 words)

  
 Studland Bay Hotels UK | Find Hotels in Studland Bay Dorset UK
Find Hotels in Studland Bay Dorset UK Studland Bay Hotels England UK.
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Manor House is a charming country house hotel set in 20 acres of outstanding natural beauty, overlooking Studland Bay.
www.uk-hotels-central.co.uk /towns/studlandbay.htm   (78 words)

  
 AEMC
as to treat Studland Bay Wind Farm as a scheduled generator for the purposes of clause S5.2.5.8(a)(2) of the Rules, subject to a proposed expiry date of 1 August 2007.
Woolnorth Studland Bay Wind Farm has requested that its proposals be expedited under section 96 of the National Electricity Law (NEL).
On 14 September 2006 the Commission gave notice under sections 95 and 96 in relation to this request which commenced initial consultation on these two proposals and advised of the Commission’s intention to expedite the making of these Rules, subject to any written objections received.
www.aemc.gov.au /electricity.php?r=20060907.174213   (360 words)

  
 Studland Beach Wreck - Dorset For You
During the winter of 2000/2001, a substantial timber from an ancient ship was washed up on Studland beach.
During the summer of 2001 Studland bay was the subject of a survey by the Nautical Archaeological Society.
At the beginning of 2002 three further timbers were washed up on Studland beach.
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 UNEP-WCMC Protected Areas Programme - Dorset and East Devon Coast   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The nomination consists of eight stretches of coastline: Orcombe Rocks to Chit Rocks, the River Sid, Sidmouth to Seaton Hole; the River Axe, Axmouth to The Cobb, Lyme Regis; Lyme Regis to West Bay; Chesil, the Fleet and Portland Coast; Portland Harbour Shore; Bowleaze Cove to Peveril Point; New Swanage to Studland Bay.
The small gateway towns of Budleigh Salterton, Sidmouth, Seaton, Lyme Regis, West Bay, and Swanage that lie along this stretch of the coast are excluded from the nomination.
Chesil Beach, stretches from West Bay to Portland, and is one of the finest and best-studied beaches in the world.
www.unep-wcmc.org /sites/wh/dorset.html   (4808 words)

  
 BBC - BBC Four Documentaries - National Trust 1
A major ten-part series that lifts the lid off the National Trust, filmed over two of the most stressful years in its more than 100-year-old life, begins with a middle-class revolt on the south coast.
Studland Bay in Dorset is home to sandy beaches, a Georgian mansion, 8,000 hectares of prime land and a growing number of locals disgruntled with the landowning National Trust.
Dog owners, yachtsmen, horse riders, café owners and nudists all claim their stake in the local community while the Trust's affable property manager struggles to deal with their various gripes.
www.bbc.co.uk /bbcfour/documentaries/features/nationaltrust.shtml   (174 words)

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