Thanet Coast facts for kids
|Site of Special Scientific Interest|
|Area of Search||Kent|
|Area||816.9 hectares (2,019 acres)|
|Location map||Magic Map|
|Official name: Thanet Coast & Sandwich Bay|
|Designated:||28 July 1994|
Thanet Coast is an 816.9-hectare (2,019-acre) biological and geological Site of Special Scientific Interest which stretches along the coast between Whitstable and Ramsgate in Kent. It is a Geological Conservation Review site, and overlaps two Special Area of Conservations. It is also part of a Ramsar Site and a Special Protection Area. Part of it is a Local Nature Reserve,
This site has unstable cliffs and foreshore, saltmarsh, lagoons, woodland and grassland. It has internationally important numbers of wintering birds and three nationally rare invertebrates. It is also an important Palaeocene site and paleobotanical locality.
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