TQ8796 : Saltmarsh Squeeze

taken 12 years ago, near to South Fambridge, Essex, Great Britain

Saltmarsh Squeeze
Saltmarsh Squeeze
This picture shows an effect called Saltmarsh Squeeze. This occurs where rivers have been embanked to prevent flooding. The area of saltmarsh is squeezed between the sea wall and the point where submersion by the tide is too long each day for even salt tolerant plants to take root. Here what saltmarsh has started to develop is being eroded away.
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TQ8796, 35 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 18 April, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 18 April, 2006
Category
Salt-marsh   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8702 9660 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:38.2265N 0:42.0712E
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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