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Barmston Beach photo

Clay cliffs and sea defences

The rocks were put in lace as part of the defences against invasion in WW2. As a consequence, the cliffs erode slightly slower behind the defences, and slightly faster on either side.

© Peter Church and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence

Taken at: Barmston Beach, North East England

Date taken / added: 9th May 2008

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