SH3847 : Shore below Brynhudfa

taken 2 years ago, near to Trefor, Gwynedd, Great Britain

Shore below Brynhudfa
Shore below Brynhudfa
A beautiful shore with a backdrop of hills, but subject to an insidious threat from landslides. The litter of erratic blocks suggests that there is active erosion in progress, and tongues of dark-grey clay can be seen advancing in the mid distance. The instability of parts of this coast where there are thick deposits of glacial till is well-known. See also SH3847 : Landslip scarps for another view of this landslipped area.
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Photographer
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Date Taken
Saturday, 17 August, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 17 August, 2019
Geographical Context
Coastal  Geological interest  Estuary, Marine  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
Primary Subject of Photo
Shore 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 3832 4727 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:59.8968N 4:24.6386W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 3820 4718
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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