ST2264 : Flatholm foghorn

taken 8 years ago, 5 km from Lavernock, The Vale of Glamorgan/Bro Morgannwg, Great Britain

Flatholm foghorn
Flatholm foghorn
A close up of one of the horns of Flatholm's foghorn. The three small pipes in the foreground are the exhaust pipes of the three powerful diesel pump engines used to generate air pressure to sound the horn.

I wouldn't like to be standing here when it goes off (which no longer happens as it is now decommissioned - though theoretically in working condition)...
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ST2264, 43 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 13 September, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 11 October, 2009
Category
Fog horn   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 222 649 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:22.6791N 3:7.1187W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 222 649
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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