SZ4976 : Blackgang Chine from A3055

near to Blackgang, Isle of Wight, Great Britain

Blackgang Chine from A3055
Blackgang Chine from A3055
This is a ravine 400ft deep, a wild place in the 19C but now filled by a theme park. Alexander Dabell started a scenic garden in 1842 and opened it in 1845 to attract the increasing numbers of tourists. The chine is now much shorter than it was in the mid-19C, such is the speed of erosion on this coast. The site now includes 35 acres on the clifftop.
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2005
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Saturday, 11 June, 2005   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 11 September, 2005
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Coastal feature   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 49 76 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 50:35.1686N 1:18.1287W
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