The shingly beach of Nida


At the seaside near Nida Village, a shingly bank of ancient Littorine Sea and the sediment of Nida Bog, can be observed. To Latvia uncharacteristic pebble shore - Littorinan ancientn rampart and ancient Nidas bog sediments. Rampart occured by derogation of the Littorian sea. It is 25 to 30 m wide, 0.5 m high. Nidas bog part is partially buried under the wall of the coast, but the sediment (peat) slightly extends into the sea. While in the part of land in the peat, salt-living diatoms residues have been found. 

It is a protected area with a total area of 37.1 sqm. Milk quartz pebbles can be found at the beach.