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P number: P025917
Old photograph number: A06940
Caption: Pakefield, about 1,25 miles south of Lowestoft.
Description: Parkfield, about 1.25 miles south of Lowestoft. Coast erosion at Pakefield south of Lowestoft. The low cliffs along the coast here are composed of Glacial Sands and Gravels, a loosely-aggregated deposit that offers little resistance to the erosive action of the sea. An exceptionally high tide on November 30th 1936 enabled the waves to attack the cliffs on the north side of Beach Street, causing strips of cliff to fall and abandoned houses to collapse into the sea.
Date taken: 02/12/1936
Photographer: Rhodes, J.
Copyright statement: Crown
X longitude/easting: 652500
Y latitude/northing: 289500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 244.57 KB; 1001 x 713 pixels; 85 x 60 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 189 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Unsorted Images, Geoscience subjects/ Landforms, marine/ Coastal scenery, general views, Geoscience subjects/ Landforms, erosion  

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