12 Apr Sedimentary structural facies,Kovalam, Kanyakumari.
Posted at 08:46h
View north-easterly. Notice the quarry face parallel to modern shoreline exposing the parallel horizontal bedding.
A view of the rolling hills on your way to Kovalam from Kanyakumari
Yet another view.
Exposure of modern beach rock ledges in the shore facing Arabian sea.
Closer view of the same horizontal disposition along strike of beddimng planes.
See the immaculately preserved bioturbated facies characteristic of the upper shore face. Bottom layers devoid of this.
Shore face bedding plane with fossil tracks.
Tubular fossil feeding tunnels
See left ward dipping shore face sedimentary layers.
A better view of shoreface deposits with thin layers dipping seaward. -in the direction of the modern sea