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Dee Cliffs

Dee Cliffs
Site of Special Scientific Interest
Shingle and cliffs, Thurstaston Beach (geograph 2866032).jpg
Dee Cliffs is located in Merseyside
Dee Cliffs
Location within Merseyside
Area of SearchMerseyside
Grid referenceSJ238832
Coordinates53°20′35″N 3°09′04″W / 53.343°N 3.151°W / 53.343; -3.151
InterestGeological
Area14.39 hectares, 35.55 acres (143,900 m2)
Notification1979 / 1983
Natural England website

Dee Cliffs (SSSI) is an area of cliffs on the eastern side of the Dee Estuary and to the west of Thurstaston on the Wirral Peninsula, England.

The area contains the best known example of clay cliff and bank habitat in Merseyside. The area also has some marl pits, which have a rich flora and fauna and an area of herb-rich neutral grassland.

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References

  • "Dee Cliffs citation sheet" (PDF). English Nature. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-03-04.