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Why are the white cliffs of dover called the white cliffs of dover?

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Because they are made of white chalk and are visible as you enter Dover harbour.
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How tall are the White Cliffs of Dover?

The White Cliffs of Dover face reaches up to 350 feet (110 m).

Why are the White cliffs of Dover white?

Because they are made from chalk (calcium carbonate) which is a white material. The truth is that they are really not that white. If you looked closely you would find that s

Where are the White Cliffs of Dover?

The White Cliffs of Dover are located in southeast England. See the related Link for pictures and info.   there in England the country of Kent   

Why are the white cliffs of Dover so white?

  The cliff face, which reaches up to 350 feet high, owes its striking façade to its composition of chalk (pure white calcium carbonate) accentuated by streaks of black f

How did the white cliffs of dover form?

About this part of Britain was submerged by a shallow sea, the sea bottom was made of a white mud formed from the fragments of coccoliths (skeletons if tiny algae), then the m

What are facts about the white cliffs of dover?

The White Cliffs of Dover face continental Europe, specifically France. On a clear day the visitors can see France from the cliff. The cliffs sit as high at 300 feet in

How did white cliffs of dover were form?

Formed by coccolithophores: single-celled planktonic algae whose skeletal remains sank to the bottom of the ocean and, together with the remains of bottom-living creatures, fo