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Tesselated Pavement, near Eaglehawk Neck, Tasman Peninsula

Tesselated Pavement, near Eaglehawk Neck, Tasman Peninsula. ..Tessellated pavement is a rare sedimentary rock formation that occurs on some ocean shores, so named because it fractures into square blocks that appear like tiles, or tessellations. It is formed when rock that has cracked through plate tectonic movement of the Earth's crust is modified by sand and wave action

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2008 Dave Walsh.
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Tasmania
Tesselated Pavement, near Eaglehawk Neck, Tasman Peninsula. ..Tessellated pavement is a rare sedimentary rock formation that occurs on some ocean shores, so named because it fractures into square blocks that appear like tiles, or tessellations. It is formed when rock that has cracked through plate tectonic movement of the Earth's crust is modified by sand and wave action