TM0616 : 'Coastal Squeeze'

taken 9 years ago, near to Brightlingsea, Essex, Great Britain

'Coastal Squeeze'
'Coastal Squeeze'
The salt marsh habitat along the Essex coast is eroding due to tidal action. Normally the marshes would over time 'roll back' inland keeping the width of the strip about the same. However they now come uop against manmade seawalls and so erode faster and get narrower. The strips of marsh habitat outside the sea wall in some places are getting very narrow.
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TM0616, 7 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 25 February, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 28 February, 2009
Category
Estuary   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 068 168 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:48.7304N 0:59.9625E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 068 169
View Direction
SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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