This photo has been taken at Villers sur mer on the beach in front of the "cliffs of the black cows". This is situated in Normandy, France.
The cliffs are composed of two main parts. Waterfront, protected at its base by a false terrace, the cliff Jurassic high of about 60 meters, is made of marl and limestone overlain by grayish yellow limestone. Behind the cliff Cretaceous high of about 40 meters, consists of chalk Glauconitic, altered its peak in clay with flints, and based on a layer of greensand headquarters groundwater.
The cliffs of the black cows contain a palaeontological world renowned. Since the eighteenth century, people come here to collect fossils, petrified witnesses of life there are tens of millions of years.
The name "Black Cow" does not come from the cliffs themselves, but large blocks of chalk scree at the foot of them were thinking that far to herds of cows to sailors lost.