SW6746 : Precipitous Inlet

near to Porthtowan, Cornwall, Great Britain

Precipitous Inlet
Precipitous Inlet
This sort of inlet is often naturally eroded by the sea following a zone of weakness in the rock caused by a fault or a mineral vein. The map does not give this one a name. In the local dialect this sort of feature is known as a 'zawn'.
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Geograph (Second Visitor for SW6746)
Date Taken
Thursday, 15 June, 2006   (more nearby)
Friday, 16 June, 2006
Coastal feature   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SW 674 467 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:16.4603N 5:15.9451W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SW 675 466
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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