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Geological experts and members of the environment agency took to the skies today in an army helicopter to assess the damage caused by the recent storms on the Dorset coast.
Much of the county's coastline has been affected, and there have been many landslides. One of the areas most iconic landmarks has not escaped - huge areas of shingle on Chesil Beach have simply been washed away, as Richard Lawrence reports.