NZ7718 : Previous route of Cowbar Lane

taken 4 years ago, near to Staithes, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Previous route of Cowbar Lane
Previous route of Cowbar Lane
Cliff Erosion. Sections of the road have had to be relocated further from the edge recently.
The upper layers are a very soft boulder clay which can slide with no warning when the shale below gradually erodes into the sea.
Same spot in 2005 but looking the other way LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Thursday, 19 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Thursday, 19 September, 2013
Geographical Context
Geological interest  Roads, Road transport  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 7747 1881 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:33.5164N 0:48.2143W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 7742 1879
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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