TV5199 : The Lower Cuckmere Valley

taken 7 years ago, near to Westdean, East Sussex, Great Britain

The Lower Cuckmere Valley
The Lower Cuckmere Valley
Very fine meanders.
River Cuckmere
The River Cuckmere rises near Heathfield in East Sussex, on the southern slopes of the Weald. The name of the river probably comes from an Old English word meaning fast-flowing. After crossing the Low Weald area, the Cuckmere creates a gap through the South Downs ( LinkExternal link ). It reaches the English Channel at Cuckmere Haven ( LinkExternal link ) east of Seaford near the Seven Sisters ( LinkExternal link ). The lower part of its course is marked by meanders, which are a well-known feature of the area. The meanders have been bypassed by The New Cut, a straight canal. The Cuckmere Valley Nature Reserve is located here as is the Seven Sisters Country Park ( LinkExternal link ).
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Date Taken
Thursday, 29 April, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 19 June, 2010
Category
River valley   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TV 519 991 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:46.2958N 0:9.1891E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TV 521 995
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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