Dave's Sand Collection


Dave's Sand Collection.                
                 
B=beach, L=Loch, lake or pond, E=Estuary, C=Cave, M=Mountain, hill or moorland,D=Desert or dunes, R= River or stream                
V=Volcanic                
EXCHANGE column indicates amount available for exchange in 35mm canisters. Contact d.lane@btinternet.com for details.                
                 
Ref Locality Town County Country Type EX Comments  
                 
1 Worsley Brook Worsley Lancashire England R 4+ Grey, Mixed. Rough  
2 Ainsdale Beach Ainsdale Lancashire England B 5+    
3 Formby Point Formby Lancashire England D 5+    
4 Hightown Beach Hightown Lancashire England B 5+    
5 Hightown Dunes Hightown Lancashire England D 5+    
6 Southport Beach Southport Lancashire England B 5+    
7 Blundell Sands Crosby Lancashire England B 5+    
8 Beckfoot Beach Nr Silloth Cumbria England D 5+    
9 North Beach Allonby Cumbria England B 5+    
10 South Beach Allonby Cumbria England B 5+    
11 Harrington Beach Workington Cumbria England B 5+    
12 St Bees beach St Bees Cumbria England B 5+    
13 N of Harbour Maryport Cumbria England B 5+    
14 Parton Beach Whitehaven Cumbria England B 5+    
15 Silloth Dunes Silloth Cumbria England D 5+    
16 Silloth beach Silloth Cumbria England B 5+    
17 Seascale (HW mark) Seascale Cumbria England B 5+    
18 Seascale beach Seascale Cumbria England B 5+    
19 Beckfoot beach Nr Silloth Cumbria England B 5+    
20 Ravenglass Estuary Ravenglass Cumbria England E 5+    
21 Peel beach Peel Isle of Man UK B 1    
22 Caernarfon beach Caernarfon   Wales B 1    
23 Blackpool beach Blackpool Lancashire England B 5+    
24 St Annes beach St Annes Lancashire England B 5+    
25 Confederation Park Lake Ontario Ontario Canada L      
26 Niagara Falls   Ontario Canada R      
27 Sand Bay Lake Superior Ontario Canada L      
28 Port Colborne Lake Erie Ontario Canada L      
29 Niagara Falls type B   Ontario Canada R      
30 Beachway Park Lake Ontario Ontario Canada L      
31 Middleton Sands S of Heysham Lancashire England B 1    
32 Pilling Sands N of Fleetwood Lancashire England B 1    
33 Le Baule ?   France B 3    
34 Quiebron ?     France B 4    
35 Waterhead Lake Windermere Cumbria England L 5+ Really rough stuff! Grey  
36 Samos     Greece B      
37 Cleveleys beach Cleveleys Lancashire England B 4    
38 Ohai'ula beach Waikui Hawaii Hawaii B   Lt Tan to dk brown. Coarse  
39 Montana de Oro State Park Los Oros California USA D   Dark Tan. Fine  
40 Montana de Oro State Park Los Oros California USA B   Medium Brown. Course  
41 Imperial beach San Diego Cty California USA B   Off white/black.Fine  
42 Puerto Caldera Puntarenas Province Costa Rica B/V   Black/Brown. Fine  
43 Hoi An beach, 15m S Da Nang Hoi An Quang Nam-Da Nang, Tinh Vietnam B   Tan. Fine  
44 Wulfert Channel Sanibel-Captiva Island Junction Florida USA B   Lt grey. Fine. Shells & sand  
45 Huntington beach   California USA B   Off white. Med/fine  
46 Falls of the Ohio Louisville Kentucky USA R      
47 Sand City Monterey Co California USA B   Tan, fine  
48 Goat Rock State beach Jenner California USA B/R   Dark grey. Medium  
49 La Perouse Bay Beach Wailea Maui Hawaii B   Golden Tan. Fine  
50 North Padre Island seashore North Padre Island Texas USA D/B   Tan. Very Fine  
51 Gun Beach Tumon Bay Mariana Islands Guam B   Pinkish tan. Medium/fine  
52 Kekaha beach, O'Omano Point Kekaha Kauai Hawaii B   Dark brown/Black. Fine  
53 Duxbury Reef Bolinas California USA B   Grey/white. Coarse. Shells & Mudstone  
54 Kahalu'u beach Kahalu'u   Hawaii B   Black/white. Med. Basalt/coral  
55 Mount St Helens Ash collected day after eruption Yakima, 75m away USA V   Lt Grey. Fine. Mixed silicates.  
56 Sans Souci beach Ocho Rios Jamaica B      
57 Missisipi River La Cross Wisconsin USA R      
58 McKinley Head Milwaukee Lake Michigan. Wisc USA L      
59 Black Hills Nr Black City South Dakota USA        
60 Ipperwash Beach Lake Huron Ontario Canada L      
61 Wisconsin Dells WI by the fort Wisconsin USA        
62 Yellowstone River Reed Point Montana USA R      
63 Macarella beach Cala Galdana, Minorca Ballearic Islands Spain B 3    
64 Cala Galdana beach Cala Galdana, Menorca Ballearic Islands Spain B 4    
65 East Sands St Andrews Scotland B 3    
66 Nr harbour East Sands St Andrews Scotland B 3    
67 Castle Sands St Andrews Scotland B 3    
68 West Sands, Town end St Andrews Scotland B 3    
69 Step Rock/West Sands St Andrews Scotland B 3    
70 Estuary end of West Sands St Andrews Scotland B 3    
71 Bandos Bandos Maldive Islands Maldives B      
72 Fuertaventura   Canary Islands Spain B      
73 Cuba     Cuba B      
74 Petra Ruja   Sardinia Italy B      
75 Aswan     Egypt R      
76 River Adige Ceraino di Dolce Veneto Italy R      
77 Rhyll beach Rhyll   Wales R 10+    
78 Douglas beach Douglas Isle of Man UK B 2    
79 Ramsey beach Ramsey Isle of Man UK B 10+    
80 Cambois beach Cambois Northumberland England B 10+ contains coal grains  
81 Oostende beach Oostende   Belgium B 1    
82 Blythe beach Blythe Northumberland England B 10+    
83 Zeebrugge beach Zeebrugge   Belgium B 4    
84 Port Erin   Isle of Man UK B 10+    
85 Ardrossan beach   Strathclyde Scotland B 10+    
86 Wadi Rum Jabal Khazali/Jabal Um Ishrin   Jordan D      
87 South beach Aqaba   Jordan B      
88 Beach to N of Loam Castle Thurlstone   Scotland B      
89 Ardtoe beach Adnamurchan   Scotland B      
90 Camas an Lighe Adnamurchan   Scotland B   "The Singing Sands"  
91 South Point Ka Lae Hawaii Hawaii B   White/Green, Coral, shell, Basalt & Olivine  
92 Papakolea Mahana Bay Hawaii Hawaii B Green, Olivine  
93 Westport-Union Landing Mendocino Co California USA B   Slate Grey, silica  
94 Drakes Beach Point Reyes, Marin Co California USA B   Dk Brown/Black, coarse silica  
95 Pierport Manistee Michigan USA L   Fine, tan  
96 Arenal Volcano(3m fm summit) Arenal Volcano Alajuela Province Costa Rica V   Course, grey  
97 Junc Hwy 36/Hwy 7 Lyons Boulder Co, Colarado USA D   Mauve  
98 Sutters Mill Coloma, El Dorado Co California USA R   Coarse Grey, Marshall Gold discovery site, So. Fork  
99 Red Rock Canyon Blue Diamond, ne Las Vegas Nevada USA D   Red  
100 12 m E of Livermore Carnegie, San Joaquin Co California USA   Fine, blue grey  


Last Updated on 21/09/01
By Dave Lane
Email: d.lane@btinternet.com