SY7780 : Varves at White Nose

taken 23 years ago, 3 km from Holworth, Dorset, Great Britain

Varves at White Nose
Varves at White Nose
These regular bands of eroded limestone at the foot of White Nose are similar to 'varves' in silt in lakebeds, where annual change of climate leads to soft and hard deposits of silt which erode at different rates, giving rise to regular horizontal 'shelves'. The average separation between the layers in the picture is about 6 inches. Perhaps a geologist can decide whether these layers are annual or cover a longer period. To the right are the alternating cliffs and bottoms East of White Nose.
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SY7780, 65 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
1995   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 6 March, 2009
Category
Cliffs   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 773 805 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:37.4740N 2:19.3278W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 771 805
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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