SY8279 : Lulworth Cove

taken 3 years ago, near to West Lulworth, Dorset, Great Britain

Lulworth Cove
Lulworth Cove
At the east side of the cove, the rock strata are tilted at a steep angle. You can see a smooth slightly folded surface of the Purbeck Beds, and in the clear water the beds extend towards the corresponding ones on the west side, which are also steeply dipping. The ribs are hard Cretaceous to Jurassic limestones, standing proud from softer clays, shales and mudstones which have been eroded by the sea.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 3 July, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 9 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Coastal  Geological interest  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
Primary Subject of Photo
Geological Feature 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 8269 7975 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:37.0319N 2:14.7620W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 8285 7979
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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