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
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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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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