East Cliff at West Bay near Bridport (3)

East Cliff at West Bay near Bridport (3) - The cliff is made of sandstone of the Bridport Sand Formation which is an Upper Lias rock of the Jurassic period. Wind-blown sand has weathered the rock to leave bands of harder calcareous sandstone protruding like jagged ledges. The softer sandstone layers become progressively thinner towards the top of the cliff.

East Cliff at West Bay near Bridport (3) – The cliff is made of sandstone of the Bridport Sand Formation which is an Upper Lias rock of the Jurassic period. Wind-blown sand has weathered the rock to leave bands of harder calcareous sandstone protruding like jagged ledges. The softer sandstone layers become progressively thinner towards the top of the cliff. P1250998aBlog3

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