TV5297 : Seven Sisters

3 km from Friston, East Sussex, Great Britain

Seven Sisters
Seven Sisters
At low tide looking across the seaweed covered rocks to Cuckmere Haven.
Cuckmere Haven :: TV5197
Cuckmere Haven (or the Cuckmere Estuary) is an area of flood plains where the River Cuckmere meets the English Channel between Eastbourne and Seaford.

Cuckmere Haven featured heavily in World War II. Pill boxes, anti-tank obstacles, ditches can still be seen. The site was used to confuse bombers into thinking they were over Newhaven, by placing night-lights and setting up a fake runway nearby. During the 16th, 17th & 18th centuries the beach was used by smugglers.

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Seven Sisters
Forming part of the South Downs on the South Coast, the Seven Sisters are a stunning series of white chalk cliffs between Cuckmere Haven and Birling Gap. They are the remnants of dry valleys in the chalk downs, which are gradually being eroded by the sea. …read more at wikipedia LinkExternal link
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Friday, 22 April, 2011   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 26 April, 2011
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Coastal 
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OSGB36: geotagged! TV 527 971 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:45.2266N 0:9.8120E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TV 529 970
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