2016

SY8080 : Durdle Door

taken 8 years ago, near to West Lulworth, Dorset, England

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Durdle Door
Durdle Door
Famous limestone natural arch on the Jurassic Coast
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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SY8080, 415 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Richard Croft   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Friday, 8 July, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 12 July, 2016
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 8050 8020 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:37.2705N 2:16.6208W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 8028 8034
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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