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Why did the Azure Window collapse and how can we preserve coastal heritage?

Why did the Azure Window collapse and how can we preserve coastal heritage?

October 2017

The Azure window, known as Tieqa tad-Dwerja on Gozo Island, collapsed into the sea during a storm in March 2017. The limestone structure was world-famous and had featured in films, and TV shows, such as Game of Thrones. What lessons can be learnt about coastal heritage – should they be preserved, or should they be allowed to decay?

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