SY8080 : Durdle Door

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

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Durdle Door
Durdle Door
Panorama taken from the viewpoint above the arch. The curve in the beach is real. The rock out on its own to the east of the arch is The Bull. The Isle of Portland can be seen on the horizon.
Durdle Door

Durdle Door is a classic natural arch. The arch is formed from Portland limestone.

Natural Arches

Natural Arches are features of coastal erosion. They are found on cliffed coastlines and result from wave attack punching a hole through a headland. They are temporary features in the landscape, their roofs often collapse leaving stacks.

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Date Taken
Thursday, 20 September, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 27 January, 2013
Geographical Context
Coastal  Estuary, Marine  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
Place (from Tags)
Durdle Door  Lulworth 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 8050 8025 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:37.2975N 2:16.6209W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 80588 80289
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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Sea Cliffs  Cliffs  Beach  Cove  Panorama 

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