Wednesday, 20 April 2011

Hunstanton Cliffs

Hunstanton Cliffs is also known as St Edmund's Point. Hunstanton is notable for its stratified, fossiliferous cliffs: lower reddish limestone, known as 'red chalk', was laid down during the Lower Cretaceous era and is topped by a white chalk layer from the Upper Cretaceous era.
The Cliffs rise to slightly over 60 feet.

The stratified red chalk limestone  and white chalk cliffs on the beach at Old Hunstanton.

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