TM2624 : Cliffs at The Naze

taken 9 years ago, 3 km from Walton-on-The-Naze, Essex, Great Britain

Cliffs at The Naze
Cliffs at The Naze
A good example of the different layers and how they erode differently. The cliffs at the Naze are a geological Site of Special Scientific Interest. They are constantly slumping and eroding due to layers of Red Crag and Tertiary and Quaternery sediments overlaying London Clay. These erode at different rates and reveal many different sorts of fossil. The site is renowned for its early bird fossils, hence its SSSI designation.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 25 February, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 3 March, 2009
Category
Geological feature   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 267 241 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:52.1844N 1:17.4966E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TM 267 241
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