What is a sea cliff?
A sea cliff is a high, steep rocky formation that is found on the edges of land on the coast. Sea Cliffs are quite common features found along exposed coastlines. They are formed by physical erosion such as wave and wind action. Most will retreat landwards as wave action undercuts their base, this will then cause the overhang to weaken, making a collapse possible.
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you may not know this but sea cliffs are made by rock and many other minerals
Some sources say that the highest cliff in the world, is NangaParbat's Rupal Flank, which rises approximately 15,000 feet, aboveits base. However, according to other sources, …the highest cliff inthe world, about 1,340 m high, is the east face of Great Trango.
Cliffs that are eroded by upward drafts of wind and ocean waves
It takes form by weathering - wind and water, mostly water. If you ever want to see the weathering take place yourself, then I suggest you try to live for a very, very, very … long time - like a hundred centuries or so :)
by the sea
why dose it happen?
It's basically a cliff at the sea. So if it's a real sea cliff, you look down and see mostly nothing but mist and sea birds, and nests. Maybe sometimes you can see the water.
Many of Ireland's cliffs are 100's of feet high,One wrong move and you tumble onto the rocks and ocean below.Since Ireland is an Iseland,it is hard to tell how many cliffs it …has,perhaps they are all connected some way.
big formations of rock or mud
island of Molokai
a sea cliff would fall down and squash animals or destroy land!
Actually it takes a long series of waves to erode a cliff. A wave erodes a cliff because every time it washes away, it take little bits and pieces of rock minerals. Soon, all …the surface minerals are washed away, and the process begins again, which will result in erosion of the cliff. The cliff will either take on a new shape or erode away completely. It depends on how much erosion the cliff has experienced. The longer the erosion process has occured the more the cliff will vanish. Hope this helped!
Barton on sea in Hampshire is a famous location for cliff failures. The reason for the cliff being so weak lies in its geology, with sands lying on top of clays. When heavy ra…ins fall they make the sands heavy, but the water also goes through the permeable sands to wet the clay and the clays become slippery. The cliffs above the clays slide down and are removed by the waves on the coast. Barton has been long affected by coastal erosion and cliff collapse. Over the years a number of buildings and most recently a cafe have been claimed by the sea. The older houses in the settlement are now only 20m from the sea. It is expected that the houses will be lost to the sea in the next 10 to 20 years. The coastline is exposed to the direct force of the prevailing south-westerly winds. This means a very long fetch and as a result the waves are very powerful leading to rates of erosion as much as 2m a year in places.
cliffs are created by erosion
Sea Cliff Bridge was created in 2005.
Sea Cliff Firehouse was created in 1931.
The address of the Sea Cliff Village Library is: Sea Cliff And Central Avenues, Sea Cliff, 11579 0280