SY6875 : Portland Marina Breakwater

taken 7 years ago, near to Fortuneswell, Dorset, Great Britain

Portland Marina Breakwater
Portland Marina Breakwater
This is a recently constructed breakwater in preparation for the 2012 olympics sailing events which will take place here. Prior to the construction there was no dry land in the square and it was "all at sea". In the background is the isle of Portland topped by the Verne Prison and the large radar dome used for monitoring cross channel air traffic. On the extreme left are the large rectangular blocks of the Mulberry harbours used in the 1944 d-day landing and now permanently stored in the harbour.
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SY6875, 5 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 4 September, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 4 September, 2011
Category
Coast > Breakwater   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 68102 75062 [1m precision]
WGS84: 50:34.4654N 2:27.1094W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 6801 7516
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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