Felpham SSSI facts for kids
|Site of Special Scientific Interest|
|Area of Search||West Sussex|
|Area||1.0 hectare (2.5 acres)|
|Location map||Magic Map|
This short stretch of shoreline is one of only three in Britain to have fossils of flora dating to the Paleocene, the first epoch after the Cretaceous–Paleogene extinction event 66 million years ago. It has yielded four previously unknown genera and sixteen new species.
The beach is open to the public.
Felpham SSSI Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.