SH4094 : Sea stacks at Porth Wen

taken 13 years ago, near to Burwen, Isle of Anglesey/Sir Ynys Mon, Great Britain

Sea stacks at Porth Wen
Sea stacks at Porth Wen
These stacks are the remnants of collapsed natural arches. The white mass in the foreground right has a surviving natural arch. Caves can be seen in the Torllwyn headland beyond the stacks. In time these may join with caves on the opposite side of the headland to form natural arches which would eventually collapse to form sea stacks.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 30 December, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 1 January, 2009
Category
Sea stacks   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 402 946 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:25.4680N 4:24.3480W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 401 944
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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