Cabot Beach

Brooke Lewis


  • North American continent
  • Located in Prince Edward Island in Canada
  • 46.56N, 63.70W

Active or Passive?

Cabot beach is a passive coast. It's closer to the inside of the plate and is not close to any tectonic activity.

Primary or Secondary?

Cabot beach is considered to be a secondary coast. It was formed by marine forces and a result of deposition.

Emergent or Submergent?

It's an emergent coast, and it has been rising relative to sea level since it's existence.

Color & Rock Type

Cabot beach has a dark brown, red color. The beach has a sedimentary bedrock, and also has sandstone, siltstone, and claystone.

Other Features

  • 3/4 of the land is less than 50m above sea level
  • It's the warmest beach of the Carolina's
  • Erosion formed cliffs, baymouth bars, sand dunes, and splits
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Picture Captions

1. Trees, sand cliffs of Cabot Beach

2. Red sand cliff of Cabot Beach

3. Overlooking the mountains of the beach

4. Sunset on the beach