[Answer For] These iconic sea stacks are chalk – what is chalk created from?

The Quiz: These iconic sea stacks are chalk – what is chalk created from?

A Microscopic plankton
B Lava
C Siltstone

The hard chalk limestone which forms the high downland running across the island is made from billions of shells of tiny plankton which lived in the sea here millions of years ago.

The correct answer to this quiz is Microscopic plankton.

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