NZ7718 : Cowbar near Staithes

taken 4 years ago, near to Staithes, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Cowbar near Staithes
Cowbar near Staithes
The village seems increasingly threatened by cliff erosion, though just below the houses looks reasonably safe for the time being.

At sea, a drilling rig is preparing to leave the area after working in connection with Boulby Mine which extends far out to sea.
It is possible an attempt has been made to seal off a flooded section but local opinion [on what it was doing] is divided and the activity hasn't been much reported.
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NZ7718, 63 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Sunday, 12 March, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 12 March, 2017
Geographical Context
Geological interest  Village, Rural settlement  Air, Sky, Weather  Estuary, Marine 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 7798 1877 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:33.4901N 0:47.7418W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 7793 1867
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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