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Jurassic Coast - Ballard Downs
28-OCT-2012 Dick Keely

Jurassic Coast - Ballard Downs

Studland, Dorset, UK

The Jurassic Coast stretches over a distance of 153 kilometres (95 mi), from Orcombe Point near Exmouth, in the west, to just beyond the great chalk headland of Ballard Down and Old Harry Rocks here in the east. The coastal exposures along the coastline comprise a continuous sequence of Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous rock formations spanning approximately 185 million years of the Earth's history. The rock layers along the Jurassic Coast are tilted towards the east. The oldest part of the coast is found at its west end, while progressively younger rocks form the cliffs here to the east. Old Harry Rocks mark the most easterly point of the Jurassic Coast, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Reference : Wikipedia


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Tracy Howell30-Oct-2012 22:08
wow! Love this & the people really add to the shot it really shows the huge scale of these rocky cliffs.
Barbara Read and Fred Schaad30-Oct-2012 13:54
Terrific composition. V
maggie_falconi29-Oct-2012 22:03
Wow!! Wonderful shot!! Those two tiny human figures, give an idea of the huge size of those rocks!!!!! Fantastic image Dick!! V
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