TM0614 : Gravel strata in cliffs

taken 6 years ago, near to East Mersea, Essex, Great Britain

Gravel strata in cliffs
Gravel strata in cliffs
Cliffs at Cudmore Grove Country Park, East Mersea.

According to the Essex RIGS Group LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) :The cliffs at Cudmore Grove provide superb exposures of Thames/Medway gravels laid down during the Hoxnian interglacial stage when monkeys, bears and early man lived in Essex.
Cudmore Grove Country Park
Cudmore Grove is found at the eastern end of
Mersea Island next to the Colne estuary.

Essex County Council purchased Cudmore Grove,
in 1974 to preserve a piece of Essex for people to
enjoy. The Country Parks Rangers now manage
the land for countryside recreation, wildlife and
historical interest.

For more information see LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Sunday, 9 September, 2012   (more nearby)
Sunday, 9 September, 2012
Geographical Context
Coastal  Geological interest 
Place (from Tags)
Cudmore Grove Country Park  East Mersea 
County (from Tags)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 0683 1464 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:47.5295N 0:59.8653E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 0682 1463
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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Strata  Cliffs  Seaside 

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