SY9675 : Race off St Aldhelm's Head

taken 23 years ago, 3 km from Worth Matravers, Dorset, Great Britain

Race off St Aldhelm's Head
Race off St Aldhelm's Head
Formed when strong tidal currents flow West, a race of white water is formed stretching a mile out to sea, caused by water dropping over large stone blocks on the sea bed. It is a very dangerous place for small vessels, the photographer was picked up by lifeboat here.
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SY9675, 123 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
1995   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 5 March, 2009
Category
Sea race   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 961 750 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:34.4946N 2:3.3099W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 962 752
View Direction
SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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