SZ1992 : Example of cliff drainage - High Cliff

taken 5 years ago, near to Mudeford, Dorset, Great Britain

Example of cliff drainage - High Cliff
Example of cliff drainage - High Cliff
A 'soft engineering' concept taught in geography but difficult to show. Used in cliffs generally made from sandstone and boulder clay the drains put into a cliff to intercept the water movement through the cliff which causes mass movement. The idea being that the drains remove water quickly and stop the cliff from becoming saturated.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 9 August, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 21 February, 2015
Geographical Context
Coastal 
Primary Subject of Photo
Cliff 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 1972 9285 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:44.0960N 1:43.3157W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 1973 9284
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Cliff Drainage  Soft Engineering 

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