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Charmouth West Beach Photos

Dorset, England

Sea shore with cliffs east of Charmouth

Uploader's Comments

The word cliff normally suggests something steep, hard and solid; the cliffs seen here east of Charmouth have steepness but no solidity and suffer serious erosion by the sea. That was particularly so on the day that this image was recorded as over the previous night a savage storm had created a number of new landslides. Behind the camera, fossil hunters were out in force! The distant hill is Golden Cap, the highest point on the south coast of England.

Uploaded to Geograph by Trevor Littlewood on 10 March 2008

Creative Commons License Photo © Trevor Littlewood, 10 March 2008. Licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons licence

Location: Charmouth

Location type: Town

OS Grid: SY364930

County: Dorset

Country: England

Local Authority: West Dorset

Parish: Charmouth

Nearest postcode: DT6 6QX

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'Sea shore with cliffs east of Charmouth' - a photo of Charmouth West Beach

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