National Network of Regional Coastal Monitoring Programmes

Gallery: Rock/Rock Platform » Seven Sisters flint band forming cap rock on shore platform

Place nameBirling Gap
CountyEast Sussex
SMP Management/Policy Unit
Date of photograph20070408
Time of photograph1137 UTC
Short descriptionView from the cliff top shows the Seven Sisters flint band forming a cap rock of small shoreplatform 'islands' at the seaward edge, merging into a continuous surface that disappears under overlying chalk close to the cliff toe.
Keywordschalk platform, flint, erosion, runnels, dissection
Owner / photographerUwe Dornbusch
CopyrightUwe Dornbusch

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