SX8958 : Crystal Cove .... Cliffs north of Broadsands

near to Goodrington, Torbay, Great Britain

Crystal Cove  ....  Cliffs north of Broadsands
Crystal Cove .... Cliffs north of Broadsands
With Torquay in the background, the range of cliffs known as Crystal Cove are to the left of the red sandstone headland protruding out into sea in the middle of the photograph. This is the main and most impressive section of crystals or chunks of calcite and they are visible in this 25m section of cliffs. SX8958 : Crystal Cove .... Cliffs north of Broadsands

Walkers along this section of coast should be able to see other smaller sections of the cliffs with calcite crystals clearly visible. SX8958 : Crystal Cove .... a cliff including a section of calcite crystals

The privately run railway line from Torquay to Kingswear runs dangerously close to the cliff edge along this section of the cliff and is protected from further coastal erosion by large granite rocks extending down the cliff from the railway line and into the sea. This coastal defence feature can be seen in the shadows of the cliffs in this photo, behind the shoreline rocks closest to the camera. SX8958 : Crystal Cove .... a cliff of calcite crystals

Warning: Beware of the tides along this section of coast. It is easy to be cut off when the tide rises.
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Colin Vosper and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
year taken
2012
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
+
+
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
SX8958, 96 images   (more nearby)
Photographer
  (find more nearby)
Image classification?
Geograph
Date Taken
Monday, 16 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 16 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Coastal  Geological interest  Railways  Estuary, Marine 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 8964 5803 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:24.7045N 3:33.2729W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 8967 5795
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map
+

This page has been viewed about 31 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · OS Map Checksheet · Geograph Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
NW N NE
W Go E
SW S SE
[Mark
You are not logged in login | register
please support us