SZ0582 : Natural Arch in Old Harry

taken 9 years ago, near to Studland, Dorset, Great Britain

Natural Arch in Old Harry
Natural Arch in Old Harry
Old Harry Rocks
Old Harry Rocks are sea stacks off Handfast Point (The Foreland), north of Swanage. They are formed of chalk and are classic features of coastal erosion. The rocks are under constant attack from the sea and Harry has already lost a "wife".
Natural Arches
Natural Arches are features of coastal erosion. They are found on cliffed coastlines and result from wave attack punching a hole through a headland. They are temporary features in the landscape, their roofs often collapse leaving stacks.
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SZ0582, 246 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 13 April, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 22 January, 2010
Category
Natural arch   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 055 825 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:38.5298N 1:55.3978W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 054 823
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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