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Veczemji cliffs

Picture by G. Pavils, September 1999

Picture by M. Zeltins

Coordinates: N 57°35'02,6" E 24°22'08,0"

Location: Limbazi district, Salaca municipality, in the beach 600 m S from Veczemji; in sea baylet north from Rankulrags cape.;

Description: 480 m wide, up to 3,5 m high sandstone cliff at the sea. Deposits from middle Devonic period, Burtnieki series. Cliffs have got many reliefs, notches, alcoves and caves. In some places sandstone is light coloured, in northern part of cliffs there is seen pink and bluish clay. Before the storms of January 2005 the width of cliffs was 160 m only.



May 2001
Picture by G. Pavils.

May 2001
Picture by G. Pavils.

May 2001
Picture by G. Pavils.

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