SX9778 : Langstone Rocks

taken 15 years ago, near to Dawlish Warren, Devon, Great Britain

Langstone Rocks
Langstone Rocks
Taken from Dawlish Warren. The huge piles of rocks on the sea shore are there to protect the railway line which runs behind them, although it is the Dawlish Warren sandspit itself which is of most concern. If it shifts or is eroded it could expose a long stretch of the railway along the edge of the Exe estuary to the full force of the sea.
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SX9778, 196 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 21 April, 2003   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 16 December, 2006
Category
Sea defences   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 979 780 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:35.5662N 3:26.6282W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 979 783
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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