Distribution of 30,000 year-old sand deposits in the northern North Sea.
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The northern North Sea Plateau represents mainly a coastal sedimentary accumulation towards the north and northeast of thick clay deposits separated by thin sand layers. Regional mapping on this flat plateau has revealed the presence of a NW-SE trending sand layer cut by marine erosion. The sand layer dips northeastwards and is cut by glacial erosion on the western slope of the Norwegian Trench. The sand is thus preserved in an area of more than 5.000 km\u00B2 between 60\u00B030'N and 62\u00B0N and extends further both to the north- west and the south.