SC3975 : Northern tip of Douglas Harbour breakwater extension

taken 11 years ago, near to Douglas, Isle of Man, Great Britain

Northern tip of Douglas Harbour breakwater extension
Northern tip of Douglas Harbour breakwater extension
The massive concrete blocks used to construct the breakwater extension each weigh 23 tonnes and are called "stabits". Designed so that however they are placed they remain stable, the name comes from the Manx coat of arms - "Quocunque jeceris stabit" - "whichever way you throw it, it stands"
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Date Taken
Sunday, 10 September, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 1 February, 2007
Category
Coast > Breakwater   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SC 391 751 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:8.8303N 4:27.8994W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SC 388 753
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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