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The flooded crypt at Winchester Cathedral, England.This low-vaulted stone crypt, which floods in rainy months, dates from the 11th century, the earliest phase of building the Cathedral, shown here with Antony Gormley’s life-size sculpture of a solitary man, Sound II, seen from a distance, between the massive vaults and their reflections. Photo by John Crook

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from the Guardian

Extreme weather in the UK - in pictures

Huge waves engulf Whitehaven harbour in Cumbria on Thursday morning as gale-force winds cause havoc throughout the country

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Exmoor National Park

The Tarr Steps, a medieval clapper bridge dating back to 1000 BC, spanned the River Barle in the Exmoor National Park, Somerset, England, until Dec. 2012 when half the bridge was washed away by heavy floods. It has since been rebuilt.

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ZIG-ZAG FOLDS: Millook Haven, near Bude, North Cornwall. 'The rocks are part of the Upper Carboniferous age Crackington Formation. Thinly inter-bedded sandstones and shales, subsequently deformed into zig-zag folds with near horizontal fold axes as a result of the Variscan orogeny (mountain-building) at the end of the Carboniferous.' ✫ღ⊰n

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from Mail Online

First pictures of the Pompeii of trees: 300million-year-old forest preserved by volcanic ash found beneath Chinese coal mine

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