SW8160 : The Valley of the River Gannel

taken 12 years ago, near to Newquay, Cornwall, Great Britain

The Valley of the River Gannel
The Valley of the River Gannel
In the early 19th century this marsh was a navigable on the high tide all the way to Trevemper Bridge. In 1838 the East Wheal Rose Mine began discharging waste into the river causing a rapid increase in the silting up of the estuary.
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SW8160, 31 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 25 February, 2006   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 25 February, 2006
Category
Salt-marsh   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SW 816 605 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:24.2215N 5:4.4865W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SW 817 604
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