SZ6285 : Sandstone pinnacle, Yaverland

taken 2 years ago, near to Yaverland, Isle of Wight, Great Britain

Sandstone pinnacle, Yaverland
Sandstone pinnacle, Yaverland
This is where the Ferruginous Sands of Red Cliff meet a lower layer of Atherfield Clay, creating landslides of one over the other. The base of the outlying pinnacle is eroded at high tides, meaning the feature is unlikely to last too long.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 14 September, 2017   (more nearby)
Thursday, 14 September, 2017
Geographical Context
Coastal  Islands  Estuary, Marine  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
Primary Subject of Photo
Geological Feature 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 6217 8535 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:39.8707N 1:7.3028W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 6211 8534
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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Coastal Erosion  Wealden Strata  Cretaceous  Geological Interest 

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