TG0644 : Shingle creeping landwards

taken 9 years ago, near to Salthouse, Norfolk, Great Britain

Shingle creeping landwards
Shingle creeping landwards
The lagoons immediately behind the shingle bank are influenced by sea water and fresh water. At times they can be completely dry and sometimes they can be saltier than the sea. Due to these unique conditions, a rare assemblage of wildlife can be found here and saline lagoons are recognised as being one of the most important habitats for wildlife in Europe. Ever since management of the shingle bank has ceased it is getting shallower, spreading landwards at an estimated rate of approximately 1 metre/year, resulting in the saline lagoons being filled in.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 26 February, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 27 February, 2009
Category
Marshland   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 069 444 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:57.4546N 1:4.7566E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 067 447
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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