TM2623 : Fresh cliff falls, The Naze

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

Fresh cliff falls, The Naze
Fresh cliff falls, The Naze
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 Quaternary 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.
The cliffs vary in height from 3m to 20m plus at the south end of the beach and this is where the most spectacular falls can occur.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 25 February, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 3 March, 2009
Category
Coastal change   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 266 238 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:52.0287N 1:17.4678E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 267 239
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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