Seven Sisters Country Park

Situated in the South Downs National Park, the Seven Sisters Country Park comprises 280 hectares of chalk cliffs, meandering river valley and open chalk grassland. It is a popular place for a number of outdoor activities including walking, birdwatching, cycling and canoeing.
The Country Park is named after the famous Seven Sisters chalk cliffs on one of Britain's finest unspoilt coastlines.
The Park is managed by East Sussex County Council. For information about the South Downs National Park visit South Downs Online.

"Las formaciones sedimentarias que dieron lugar a la CRETA de las costas de Europa occidental se depositaron a finales del periodo cretácico en forma de restos de calcita de cocolitofóridos. Esta roca (CRETA) ha originado paisajes como los acantilados de creta Seven Sisters."






ACTIVIDADES
  1. Comenta la composición de la CRETA.
  2. Define adecuadamente los conceptos: CALIZA, CALCITA y COCOLITOFÓRIDO.