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Zone Point (Cornish: Sawan Hir, meaning long cliff-chasm) is the southernmost extremity of the Roseland peninsula extending into Falmouth Bay near St Mawes in Cornwall, United Kingdom at grid reference SW8430.
It is approximately 500 metres (550 yards) eastsoutheast of the St. Anthony's Lighthouse on St Anthony Head. The cliffs make the beach between Zone Point and St Anthony Head inaccessible from land and the small bay is the site of many Atlantic Grey Seal sightings. Atlantic Grey Seal pups can be seen on this beach from the headland and the sea.
The top of Zone Point is pasture with scrubby slopes. The South West Coast Path marks the transition between the two ecotypes.
Almost certainly originally named Zoze Point and renamed during "corrective" mapping by the army in 1st World War.
- Map sources for Zone Point
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