The coastline is a meeting place between our inhabited, constructed environment
and the unknown shifting shape of the sea.
The coastline at Camber Sands in East Sussex has evolved over the centuries
through a combination of natural causes and human engineering. The land has
risen and the draining of the Romney Marches over the centuries has re-drawn
the shape of the coastline. The long tides expose, at low tide, a vast expanse
of sand - a borderland between the sea and the land.
The Purbeck cost in Dorset in south west England is part of the south west
coast path. Known as the Jurassic coast it offers a geological walk through
time spanning the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous periods. Apart from natural
transformation over millennia parts of the coast owe their current form to
centuries of quarrying, which has re-shaped cliff faces and created man made
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