Popular Coastal Attraction Suffered 7 years’ Worth of Erosion in 2 Months, UK

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Birling Gap, Sussex, UK. Photo source: ©© Steeve James

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A 30ft (9m) crack has appeared along the cliff top at Birling Gap in East Sussex.

The crack appeared a week after the National Trust revealed the popular coastal attraction has suffered seven years’ worth of erosion in two months…

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Birling Gap, coastal erosion. Photo source: ©© Deb Collins