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    On A Beach In Wales, Storms Uncover The Haunting Remains Of A 5000-Year Old Forest

    Spooky.

    1. Huge storms and gale force winds have stripped away much of the sand from this Welsh beach, revealing a surreal landscape.

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    2. The storms removed sand from stretches of the beach between Borth and Ynyslas in Ceredigion, Mid Wales.

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    3. Leaving behind the remains of ancient oak trees.

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    4. The trees date back to the Bronze Age, between 5500 and 3500 years ago.

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    5. (You can count the rings yourself if you like.)

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    6. The tree stumps were embedded in peat and conserved by the lack of oxygen.

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    7. Usually, the tree stumps can be found one metre below the normal surface of the beach.

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    8. They were sometimes visible at low tides before the storms.

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    9. But now they're right here for all to see.

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    10. Including a new section further north near Ynyslas with the remains of oak and pine trees.

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    11. And they look pretty spooky just sitting there.

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    12. Casually.

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    13. On a BEACH.

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