SH7478 : Rock pinnacle

taken 8 years ago, near to Capelulo, Conwy, Great Britain

Rock pinnacle
Rock pinnacle
The road constructed by Thomas Telford followed the margin of the headland and did not involve tunnelling. Here, his road created an isolated pinnacle when a buttress of the cliff was cut through. It is astonishing that it stands today as it is heavily undercut at the high-tide level and seriously fractured. This section of Telford's road was bypassed by the short, northern tunnel in the 1930's and is now the footpath and cycle track SH7478 : Cycle track round Penmaenbach Point.
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Date Taken
Friday, 15 January, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 15 January, 2010
Category
Rock outcrops   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 744 785 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:17.3346N 3:53.0848W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 744 785
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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