White cliffs of Dover suffer large collapse, UK

Posted In Erosion, News
Mar
16

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The White Cliffs of Dover form part of the British coastline facing the Strait of Dover, and France. The cliffs are part of the North Downs formation. The cliff face, which reaches up to 350 feet (110 m), owes its striking façade to its composition of chalk accentuated by streaks of black flint. Captions: Wikipedia. Photo source : ©© Sipazigaltumu

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A large section of the white cliffs of Dover has collapsed into the English Channel following a “substantial” rockfall, according to the coastguard.

“There isn’t any physical warning beforehand. When it happens, it just happens.”

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