SZ0582 : Old Harry

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

Old Harry
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".
Sea Stacks
Sea Stacks are pillars of rock found on cliffed coastlines around the country. They are a result of marine erosion and wave attack. Many famous stacks are given names. When a stack has been eroded it becomes a stump, before finally disappearing.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 13 April, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 22 January, 2010
Category
Sea stacks   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 055 825 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:38.5298N 1:55.3893W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 053 824
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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