SX6846 : Creek by the Avon

taken 8 years ago, near to Bigbury, Devon, Great Britain

Creek by the Avon
Creek by the Avon
"The creek at Milburn Orchard is a wonderful example of salt marsh. This important habitat is formed on low coasts where the ground gets flooded by sea water. Cord Grass traps silt from the tide, which eventually raises the level of the marsh." LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) In the background is the Avon estuary. Seen from Aveton Gifford Footpath 9.
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SX6846, 38 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 24 September, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 28 September, 2009
Category
Tidal creek   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 681 469 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:18.4353N 3:51.2185W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 681 469
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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