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Jurassic Coast

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Location type: Coast
Location address: United Kingdom, East Devon
Number of texts: 2
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Made by | Reference Steinsky | © CC 3.0
Made by | Reference | © CC 3.0

The Jurassic Coast is a World Heritage Site on the English Channel coast of southern England. The site stretches from Orcombe Point near Exmouth in East Devon to Old Harry Rocks near Swanage in East Dorset, a distance of 155 kilometres (96 mi). Chartered in 2001, the Jurassic coast was the second wholly natural World Heritage Site to be designated in the United Kingdom. Its entire length can be walked on the South West Coast Path. The site was featured on the television programme Seven Natural Wonders as one of the wonders of the South West (of the UK), and in a 2005 poll of Radio Times readers, the Jurassic Coast was named as the fifth-greatest natural wonder in Britain.

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Linked themes: Geology, Geography, World heritage

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Quite some people died here along the Jurassic Coast falling from cliffs. SO be very careful when you walk here. The cliffs along the Jurassic Coast are very volatile and the risks involved when walking the coastal path should never be under estimated. This is known locally as a dangerous area to walk…

Linked characteristics: Did you know..., Dangerous

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