NZ9011 : Cliffs East of Whitby

taken 8 years ago, near to Whitby, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Cliffs East of Whitby
Cliffs East of Whitby
In this photograph, you can see the Oil Shale cliffs which are capped by Sandstone, the Sandstone is overhanging, the Oil Shale is quite friable and is being eroded by the sea, this causes the Sandstone to be undercut or undermined, shortly the Sandstone will fail and crack and this section of cliff will fall into the sea.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 26 December, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 9 January, 2010
Category
Cliffs   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 905 113 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:29.3865N 0:36.2097W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 905 113
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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