SH5638 : Cei Balast

taken 10 years ago, near to Borth-y-Gest, Gwynedd, Great Britain

Cei Balast
Cei Balast
When sailing ships returned to Porthmadog without a cargo they carried a load of stones as ballast to give the vessel stability. This island is formed entirely from such waste. On older maps it is called Ballast Bank and the original name was Lewis Island. Photo taken from my bedroom window!
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SH5638, 363 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 13 March, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 13 March, 2007
Category
Islands   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 569 380 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:55.2193N 4:7.7142W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 567 382
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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