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Nare Point, Cornwall

Historical Description

Nare Point, a small headland in the SE of Cornwall, 1 mile SE of the month of the Helford river, and 5 S of Falmouth. It consists partly of a peculiar conglomerate, very interesting to geologists, and is pierced by a curious cavern, the roof of which is part of an ancient sea-beach.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


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