ST1973 : Footpath leading onto the Cardiff bay barrier

near to Penarth, The Vale of Glamorgan/Bro Morgannwg, Great Britain

Footpath leading onto the Cardiff bay barrier
Footpath leading onto the Cardiff bay barrier
The semi-tropical plants look a bit out of place at the northeastern end of the barrier. The barrier shields Cardiff bay from the tides. It runs from this point to the southeast (right) towards Penarth Head, which can be seen behind the shelter on the right. The water at the centre of the picture is the tidal Bristol Channel/Môr Hafren outside the barrage. The islands of Flat Holm and Steep Holm can be seen on the horizon. They are about 9 and 13km away, respectively.
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2011
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Date Taken
Thursday, 23 June, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 25 June, 2011
Geographical Context
Estuary, Marine  Docks, Harbours  Islands  Park and Public Gardens  Coastal 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 1924 7326 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:27.1524N 3:9.8185W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 1925 7333
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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Steep Holm  Flat Holm  Cardiff Bay  Bristol Channel  Mor Hafren  Cardiff Bay Barrage  Footpath 

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