SH3393 : Esgair Gemlyn

taken 9 years ago, near to Llanfairynghornwy, Isle of Anglesey/Sir Ynys Mon, Great Britain

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Esgair Gemlyn
Esgair Gemlyn
This image shows the shingle bar formed across the Cemlyn Bay by wave action. This has trapped a lagoon on its landward side. The Welsh word "esgair" is akin to the Irish "eiscir (esker)" - meaning a deposited ridge of gravel/sand. Cemlyn means "crooked lake" - referring obviously to the brackish lagoon behind the bar.

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Date Taken
Sunday, 22 March, 2009   (more nearby)
Sunday, 22 March, 2009
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 332 932 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:24.5784N 4:30.6086W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 336 932
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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