Sinking England, Video

Coastal erosion near Skipsea, East Yorkshire, UK. Photo source: ©© Earthwatcher

Excerpts; National Geographic

All may seem calm on the beautiful stretches of british coastline, but there is a battle being fought on the beaches of Britain. its a fight for survival against the mighty forces of the North Sea. Erosion of this coastline have been going on for thousands of years, but things have gotten much worst. The country is gradually tilting into the ocean. Along the coastlines of Britain, people are doing whatever they can to hold back the rising tide.

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A seaside road succumbs to erosion on the Holderness coast in Yorkshire, England. The area suffers the highest rate of coastal erosion in Europe. An amazing photograph by Neil A. White.