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ST. Albans Head Monolith

By marktc  
Another postcard shot I'm afraid!

This monolith was left behind by 19th century quarrymen who quarried Purbeck Pond Freestone at St. Albans Head (also known as St. Aldhelms Head).

Its amazing how it is still standing after all these years and there are one or two huge cracks in the rock!

Thanks to all those that clicked, commented or voted on yesterdays upload, I hadn't quite expected that so many of you would have liked it!

Have a great weekend, be it out and about or at home catching the olympics... Aren't us Brits doing well.

Tags: Monolith Purbeck Landscape and travel

Voters: Dave_Collier, zapar40, JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY and 28 more

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Comments


CarolG Plus
10 198 19 Greece
4 Aug 2012 9:22AM
A good composition, Mark, well captured. Carol

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helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2012 9:37AM
Very well captured Mark SmileSmile
Helen
Rach1970 8 14 1 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2012 11:23AM
That looks quite frightening!! Yes we are doing well in the Olympics Smile Long may it continue!
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
4 Aug 2012 11:45AM
I bet a few have tried to push it over! A good angle to show it at it's most precarious, Mark.

Dave

(congrats on getting shortlisted for the Seaside Comp)
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2012 12:12PM
Glad I am not standing near that..
a great shot Mark
Lillian
AnnChown Plus
7 199 1 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2012 12:56PM
Beautiful - and I'm glad you took the image with that pure blue sky! Smile
Ann
4 Aug 2012 1:41PM
I feel dizzy, well spotted.
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
4 Aug 2012 4:03PM
But--- I would take shots like this if I lived anywhere near rocks and sea--

This makes me dizzy as well-- marvelous shot!
paskinmj 7 11 1 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2012 8:41PM
Great clarity and exposure.
Matt
Chinga Plus
6 3 1 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2012 1:06AM
What a view point! Getting vertigo here! Well done, such a good image. IB
annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
7 Aug 2012 7:39AM
Beautiful contrast. I'd love to be near the sea!

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