NO5633 : The problem for Carnoustie's Coast

near to Carnoustie, Angus, Great Britain

The problem for Carnoustie's Coast
The problem for Carnoustie's Coast
A grey but dramatic scene across Carnoustie Bay, a high tide combined with large waves. A large amount of money has bee spent on coastal defences along Barry Sands NO5530 : The view to Gaa Sand and Carnoustie Bay NO5634 : Coastal defences Carnoustie Beach. The history of the coastline in this area is one of considerable change. The interplay of The Tay Estuarine area and the North Sea has created a highly dynamic dune system across Barry Buddon, which extended along this part of the coast until relatively recently. The effect of the most recent changes will be interesting to observe.
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2009
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Date Taken
Saturday, 31 January, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 2 February, 2009
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Seascape   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NO 565 338 [100m precision]
WGS84: 56:29.7044N 2:42.4776W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NO 566 343
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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