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Photos taken on 15/2/2001
Landslipped Lower Cretaceous below a palaeocliff, West Hythe. The Hythe Beds scarp is visible at the top of the slope (see section lines A-A and B-B of Bromhead).
East Cliff. Folkestone beds dipping under the Gault Clay, looking towards Copt Point.
Back scarps developing in the car park on the seaward side of the pitch and putt course, East Cliff.
Slipped Gault Clay and mudflows overlying Folkestone beds, directly below previous picture.
Back scarp of slip adjacent to Coastguard lookout, pitch & putt course. A thick section of Glauconitic Marl, the basal bed of the Chalk has slipped on the Gault Clay. This section is rarely this well exposed in this area.
Backscarpps in the Gault Clay in the car park east of the Martello Tower museum; looking towards the main area of the landslipped 'Warren' undercliff.
Large recent rockfall (the white scar mid photo) at the Folkestone end of the 'White Cliffs'.
Drainage gallery driven under the Warren, flowing about 3 L/sec.
Main (western) toe-weight protecting the Warren, a concrete slab overlying chalk rubble etc.
Chalk falls/slides above the Eastern toe-weight in the Warren.
(after Birch & Griffiths)
Abbott's Cliff fall, January 1988