Landslides at Beachy Head, Sussex

Pennington, Catherine. 2007 Landslides at Beachy Head, Sussex. BGS website.

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Beachy Head (Figures 1 and 2) is a famous natural and historic site and tourist attraction on the south coast. The cliff top area is part of the Downland Country Park managed by Eastbourne District Council. The section of cliff surveyed at Beachy Head is situated to the east of the modern lighthouse. The survey spans a 400 m south-facing stretch of beach with a cliff height of between 120 and 160 m. Cliffs and lighthouse at Beachy Head As part of a programme of work monitoring coastal erosion and landsliding at several sites around the coast of Great Britain, BGS has surveyed the cliffs at Beachy Head in Sussex using terrestrial LiDAR — see Terrestrial LiDAR Survey Techniques

Item Type: Publication - Article
Programmes: BGS Programmes > Physical Hazards
Date made live: 02 Aug 2016 07:50 +0 (UTC)

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