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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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