SZ0582 : Old Harry Rocks, near Swanage

taken 9 months ago, near to Studland, Dorset, Great Britain

Old Harry Rocks, near Swanage
Old Harry Rocks, near Swanage
Old Harry Rocks

Old Harry Rocks are sea stacks off Handfast Point (The Foreland), north of Swanage. They are formed of chalk and are classic features of coastal erosion. The rocks are under constant attack from the sea and Harry has already lost a "wife".

Sea Stacks

Sea Stacks are pillars of rock found on cliffed coastlines around the country. They are a result of marine erosion and wave attack. Many famous stacks are given names. When a stack has been eroded it becomes a stump, before finally disappearing.

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Date Taken
Thursday, 19 August, 2021   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 4 September, 2021
Geographical Context
Coastal 
Place (from Tags)
Old Harry Rocks  Handfast Point  The Foreland  Isle of Purbeck 
Near (from Tags)
Studland  Bournemouth  Poole  Swanage 
County (from Tags)
Dorset 
Primary Subject of Photo
Rock 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 0545 8249 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:38.5245N 1:55.4572W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 0541 8247
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Sea Stack  Sea Stacks  Isle of Purbeck 

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