Üügu Cliff on the northern coast of the Muhu island dates back to the post-Ice Age (about 10 000 years ago). At present the Cliff is situated at 150 m from the sea. The height is 5.5 m.
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The north-eastern coast of Muhumaa is bordered by smaller and bigger bluffs.

Üügu bluff, which is about 300 m long, is the most representative of them. The bluff is located somewhat inland from the shore but the sea has had a crushing effect on it in the course of the past millennia and has hollowed out the slate in some places to create cave-like basins.

Good to know: the Üügu bluff is the largest and most attractive of Muhu’s bluffs. Before the First World War, dolomite was quarried from the Üügu bluff – this has had a somewhat negative effect on the appearance of the bluff.

Last Updated: 18 September, 2019
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