Shell Beach in Shark Bay, Australia

Do you know this amazing and beautiful nature? I bet some of you may don’t know about it. This is call Shell Beach which is a beach in the Shark Bay region. The Shell Beach is about 45 kilometers from south-east of Denham, the Western Australia which situates about 110 kilometers long stretch along the L’Haridon Bight.

In what reason was the beach named as Shell Beach? Yes, It is because of the great abundance of the shells of the cockle species Fragum erugatum. Shell Beach is one of the two shell beaches in the world that made entirely from the shells. The shells is about 7-10 meters depth. Moreover, a limestone which known as Coquina have been formed by the shells. Some study found that the seawater in the L’Haridon Bight contains a high salinity because of the local climate and the geomorphology.




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