NZ4154 : Cliff erosion north of Salterfen Rocks

taken 8 years ago, near to Ryhope, Sunderland, Great Britain

Cliff erosion north of Salterfen Rocks
Cliff erosion north of Salterfen Rocks
Faults in the magnesian limestone cliffs on the Durham coast are exploited by the sea leading to caves, stacks and arches. This coastline is rapidly eroding and there are frequent rock falls and slippage of the unstable capping layer of boulder clay clearly visible in this photograph.
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NZ4154, 34 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 9 October, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 11 October, 2009
Category
Cliffs   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 413 543 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:52.9428N 1:21.4022W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 413 543
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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