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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 08.4 April 1997

The Dungeness Shingle and its Vegetation

By - Brian Ferry

A unique combination of circumstances makes Dungeness perhps one of Britain's most important ecological sites. First, it is one of the largest areas of coastal shingle in the world, certainly in Europe, being over 2,000ha in extent. Secondly, it is a very rare example of a mature cuspate foreland, comprising a sequence of some 500 ridges which show clearly the curved development of the ness through time since its origin in early post-glacial times.

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist