Møns Klint

Møns Klint are chalk cliffs along the eastern Danish coast at the Baltic Sea, formed nearly 70 million years ago Møns Klint. At the highest point the cliff towers 140 meters (459 feet) above the Baltic Sea.

The chalk forming the cliffs consists of the remains of shells from millions of microscopic creatures which lived on the seabed over 70 million years ago. As a result of huge pressure from glaciers moving west, the terrain was compacted and pushed upwards, forming a number of hills and folds. When the ice melted at the end of the last ice age about 11,000 years ago, the cliffs emerged.

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