Exotic beaches of layered clam seashells

Wednesday, March 6th 2013. | Travelling

Exotic beaches

Exotic beaches of layered seashells. Seashell are place living of marine mollusks. When these animals die, the shell remains and is often carried by the waves to shore. Several beaches in the world even have a beach full of shells. The beaches are not like ordinary beach composed of sand and gravel, but entirely filled shells.

Unique beach with clam seashells

Shell Beach, Australia; Shell Beach location about 45 kilometers southeast of Denham in the Shark Bay, Western Australia. This beach extends along 120 kilometers and snow-white color due to a stretch of millions of little shells.

unique shells beach, Exotic beaches

Coastal sea has high salinity due to local geomorphology and climatic regions. High salinity allows shells breed well, because the ocean predators are not fit to live on this beach. When the mussels have died, their shells carried by the waves to cover the entire surface of the beach. It has been going on for thousands of years.

Shells that have had a license to mine the production of calcium for poultry feed and fertilizer for the plantations. In the early years, the shells are also mined and used as construction material.

Sanibel Island, Florida; Sanibel Island is located in Florida, United States. Attract many visitors from all over the world. This is due to the large number of shells brought from the sea waves. The shells have great impact on the economic life of Sanibel Island. The visitors can buy shells of various sizes and shapes are beautiful at shops the seaside.

For clam shells are unique and beautiful can also be seen Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum. Because the shells are brought waves to the beach, lots of cafes on the island which makes interior decoration and ornaments on display. Not only that, visitors can also see the different types of shells on Sanibel Shell Fair is held every early March.

clam seashells beach, Exotic beach, Sanibel Island Beach

Shell Beach, Saint Barthélemy; Shell Beach is also called Grande Galet which is a favorite beach destinations on the island. Many visitors who come each year to this beach to watch the beautiful scenery shells envelop sprawling beaches. The unique seashell beach is brought the waves to shores vary according to the climate and weather.

Exotic beaches, Shell Beach

Jeffreys Bay, South Africa; Jeffreys Bay is a city located in the province of Eastern Cape, South Africa. Although not a spectacularly Shell Beach in Australia, Jeffreys Bay is also very well known by the number of shells that adorn its shores.

Jeffreys Bay, Shell beach

The beach is also famous for its restaurants serving fresh seafood from the sea. In this city, there is a Shell Museum which has a collection of 600 shells of various species around the world. That makes it one of the largest collections of shells in South Africa.

Shell Beach location about 45 kilometers southeast of Denham in the Shark Bay, Western Australia. This beach extends along 120 kilometers and snow-white color due to a stretch of millions of little shells.