TM2623 : Cliff erosion at the Naze

taken 9 years ago, 3 km from Walton-on-The-Naze, Essex, Great Britain

Cliff erosion at the Naze
Cliff erosion at the Naze
The base of the cliffs at the Naze consists mainly of London clay, the grey-coloured material in this photograph. Above the clay is Red Crag, which is much younger, and softer. It is the Red Crag which tends to erode first. The crack in the cliffs at this point is in the Red Crag, although there is no clear division between the two layers, as there is at other points in the cliff.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 12 March, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 14 March, 2008
Category
Cliffs   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 266 237 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:51.9966N 1:17.4567E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 267 238
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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