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Easington Beach photo

Grey sands north of Fox Holes

The beach sand is formed from iron pyrites and coal waste dumped into the sea from Easington Colliery.

© Andrew Curtis and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence

Taken at: Easington Beach, North East England

Date taken / added: 12th Nov 2009

More beach photos from North East England

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  • Boat Shed, Lindisfarne, Holy Island, Northumberland
  • sandsend from the beach
  • Marsden Bay at dawn
  • North Landing from the cliff top carpark
  • King Edwards Bay and Tynemouth Priory