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1911 Encyclopedia Britannica

Land's End

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A promontory of Cornwall, forming the westernmost point of England. It is a fine headland of granite, pierced by a natural arch, on a coast renowned for its cliff scenery. Dangerous reefs lie off the point, and one group a mile from the mainland is marked by the Longships Lighthouse, in 50° 4' N. 5° 43' W. The Land's End is the westernmost of the granite masses which rise at intervals through Cornwall from Dartmoor. The phenomenon of a raised beach may be seen here, but indications of a submerged forest have also been discovered in the neighbourhood.


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Chisholm, Hugh, General Editor. Entry for 'Land's End'. 1911 Encyclopedia Britanica. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/bri/l/lands-end.html. 1910.

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