TM0713 : East Mersea Mudflats

taken 7 years ago, near to East Mersea, Essex, Great Britain

East Mersea Mudflats
East Mersea Mudflats
Looking across the Colne Estuary towards Colne Point. A few feet from here I found a WW2 relic in the shape of a spent shell case of a 1/2 inch calibre machine gun round. Most probably it was left over from a gun test of a U.S bomber heading for a raid over Europe. However it didn't look like it had been washed by 48,000 tides. Doubtless it had been buried and had recently surfaced again. I got very muddy boots getting to this point!
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TM0713, 4 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 24 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 26 August, 2011
Category
Mudflats   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 0701 1399 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:47.1753N 0:59.9985E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 0701 1399
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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