SX9691 : Sandstone cliff by Bishop's Way

taken 2 years ago, near to Clyst st Mary, Devon, Great Britain

Sandstone cliff by Bishop's Way
Sandstone cliff by Bishop's Way
"The Dawlish Sandstone Formation of Permian age, about 260 million years old, worked at Bishops Court Quarry displays large scale cross bedding ... These are classic desert dune sands comprising red and yellowish brown, well to moderately-well sorted, medium grain-size sand with occasional layers of fine silty sand and red-brown mudstone ... Many of the sand grains are well rounded and often spherical (‘millet seed’ sand grains) believed to be a characteristic of coarser varieties of wind blown material" LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) . This cliff is on the left of the camera in SX9691 : Bishop's Way, Exeter.
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SX9691, 174 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 3 June, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 11 June, 2017
Geographical Context
Geological interest  Quarrying, Mining 
Former (from Tags)
Sandstone Quarry 
Rock (from Tags)
New Red Sandstone 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 9635 9152 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:42.8423N 3:28.1690W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 9635 9151
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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Sandstone Cliff  Bushes 

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