I wonder why there? Currents directing the ocean at that stretch of coastline?
Earthquake damage? No, it's the stunning evidence of Europe's worst coastal erosion... and it was snapped in Yorkshire
- Dramatic image that reveals extent of staggering damage is one of the entrants for the Environmental Photographer of the Year Competition
Last updated at 3:02 AM on 24th October 2011
This photograph might look like a picture of damage caused by nature in distant lands but it in fact depicts a landscape closer to home.
The Holderness coast located in East Riding of Yorkshire suffers the highest rate of coastal erosion in Europe.
It stretches 61km with several villages under constant threat. The annual rate of erosion is about 2 metres every year. Many villages have been lost to the sea dating back to Roman times.
The Holderness coast located in Yorkshire suffers the highest rate of coastal erosion in Europe. This staggering image showed the devastating impact it can have
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