Sea Stacks

A Sea Stack is a geological landform consisting of a steep and often vertical column or columns of rock in the sea near a coast, isolated by erosion.


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Connected Sites

Galapagos Islands: Kicker Rock (off San Cristobal). See No 7 at link
Gough and Inaccessible Islands: "....and there are numerous offshore islets, stacks and rocks - most within 100 m of the main island, and none at a distance greater than 1 km." (UNESCO web site)
Gros Morne National Park: There are numerous sea stacks along the shore.
Lord Howe Island: Ball's Pyramid
Olympic National Park: "The rocky headlands, beaches, tide pools nurturing a living rainbow of colors and textures, off shore sea stacks topped by nesting seabirds and wind-sheared trees-all are a remnant of a wilder America."
St. Kilda: Stac an Armin


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