National Network of Regional Coastal Monitoring Programmes

Gallery: Rock/Rock Platform » Platform erosion protection through overlying boulder

Place nameBeachy Head
CountyEast Sussex
SMP Management/Policy Unit
Date of photograph20070408
Time of photograph0922 UTC
Short descriptionChalk boulder protects the underlying chalk from erosion, forming a pedestal. Pedestal height about 5cm (car keys for scale)
Keywordschalk platform, erosion, pedestal rock
Owner / photographerUwe Dornbusch
CopyrightUwe Dornbusch

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