TA1974 : Cliff face, Bempton

taken 7 years ago, near to Buckton, East Riding of Yorkshire, Great Britain

Cliff face, Bempton
Cliff face, Bempton
This almost pure limestone was laid down in the Upper Cretaceous period between 70-90 million years ago in a warm, sub-tropical sea and contains the fossils of sea-urchins, brachiopods and bivalves. The chalk in this area is much harder than that in southern Britain. Seabirds are starting to nest on the cliff face.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 7 April, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 9 April, 2012
Geographical Context
Coastal  Geological interest  Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms 
Place (from Tags)
Bempton 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 193 744 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:9.0972N 0:10.4281W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 195 743
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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Cliffs  Cliff Face  White Cliffs  Chalk Cliff 

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