SX0341 : Cardinal buoy for the Gwineas

taken 12 years ago, 3 km from Gorran Haven, Cornwall, Great Britain

Cardinal buoy for the Gwineas
Cardinal buoy for the Gwineas
The rocks themselves, crossing the boundary between this square and the next can be seen beyond the cardinal marker buoy. As well as lights and a radar reflector, the buoy is equipped with a bell which tolls mournfully as it sways in the waves. The top has a spike designed to stop gulls perching and fouling the top, as the seagull in the picture was in the process of discovering - it didn't succeed in landing!
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SX0341   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 6 May, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 8 May, 2006
Category
Navigation beacon   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 035 414 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:14.3913N 4:45.4223W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 037 412
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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