Included here are maritime rocky shores and sea cliffs where the associated vegetation is strongly influenced by salt spray. In exposed situations maritime vegetation can extend for up to 500 m inland. Ecosystem descriptions from around the world are available in the left-hand column and seacliff/rocky shore images from around the world are available in the right-hand column. In photo album each of the small index images can be enlarged by simply clicking the image. To return to index images click 'index' in the bottom right hand corner. You can also move through the larger images by clicking the forward or backward numbers at the top of the image.

The limestone coast of Cyprus including the rock of Aphrodite