SZ0376 : Cliffs at Tilly Whim Caves

taken 3 years ago, near to Swanage, Dorset, Great Britain

Cliffs at Tilly Whim Caves
Cliffs at Tilly Whim Caves
From a distance these cliffs look like a uniform mass of limestone, but closer to you can see the different qualities of the various bands in the formation.
Some massive and solid, others fractured and fissured, these differences were well understood by the quarrymen who tunnelled underground forming the Tilly Whim Caves to get the best stone.
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SZ0376, 47 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 7 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 27 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Coastal  Geological interest  Quarrying, Mining 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 0306 7691 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:35.5147N 1:57.4878W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 0303 7692
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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