NX1238 : Beach protection

near to Kirkmaiden, Dumfries And Galloway, Great Britain

Beach protection
Beach protection
The A716 to Drummore runs around Kilstay Bay atop a high sea wall to counteract serious erosion of the raised beach platform. This makes access to the modern beach rather difficult, but when successful it is obvious that the remains of an earlier wall have been dumped on the shore to bolster the defences. Large erratic boulders, recognisable from a rounded profile, are also present.
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2012
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Date Taken
Monday, 30 July, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 9 September, 2012
Geographical Context
Coastal  Estuary, Marine 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 1297 3890 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:42.6149N 4:54.2848W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 1296 3893
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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