SY8279 : The entrance to Stair Hole

taken 9 years ago, near to West Lulworth, Dorset, Great Britain

The entrance to Stair Hole
The entrance to Stair Hole, taken 9 years ago
Wave erosion has breached the Portland Beds.
Stair Hole
Stair hole has been formed by erosional processes. The waves have punched a hole through the resistant Portland Limestone exposing the weaker Wealden Clay, Gault Clay and Greensand. These are much less resistant and have been eroded forming an embayment.
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year taken
2008
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Geograph
Date Taken
Wednesday, 9 April, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 14 April, 2008
Category
Coastal feature   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 821 798 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:37.0741N 2:15.1948W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 822 798
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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