SX3353 : The Coastal Slope

taken 11 years ago, near to Downderry, Cornwall, Great Britain

The Coastal Slope
The Coastal Slope
Periglacial weathering processes in the ice age have left many cliff faces in south-east Cornwall with a steep high slope before plunging down into a steep cliff face. This high slope is of little use to modern farmers and so is left to scrub and heathland with lots of gorse, blackthorn and bracken which harbours a lot of wildlife.
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SX3353, 9 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 17 July, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 17 July, 2006
Category
Heathland > Heathland   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 338 538 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:21.6349N 4:20.2790W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 339 539
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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