SJ2474 : The Edge of Flint Marsh

taken 11 years ago, near to Flint, Flintshire/Sir y Fflint, Great Britain

The Edge of Flint Marsh
The Edge of Flint Marsh
This is the margin between the dumped ash wasteland on the left and the River Dee estuary on the right. The logs washed up against the scrub suggest this is not the place to be at high tide. The large quantity of limestone is probably from the time of the project to canalise the River Dee in 1737, and possibly came from quarries in the Halkyn mountain area. Although it is water soluble, the stone seems to have been effective when protected by earth banks as it normally is.
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SJ2474, 12 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 31 January, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 1 February, 2007
Category
Foreshore   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 241 740 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:15.4917N 3:8.2812W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 242 740
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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