TQ8184 : Lagoon on Two Tree Island

near to Leigh Beck, Essex, Great Britain

Lagoon on Two Tree Island
Lagoon on Two Tree Island
The picture of this non-tidal lagoon was taken from inside one of the bird hides on Two Tree Island LinkExternal link. This 634-acre island was reclaimed from the sea in the 18th century. In the 20th century it was a corporation rubbish dump and site of a sewage works. The site was reclaimed by nature however she was given a helping hand beginning in 1998 with clay improvements to the sea defences and covering over of exposed topsoil. Half of the island is run by the Essex Wild Life Trust LinkExternal link as a nature reserve. Continue on a virtual tour of Wildlife Trust Reserves in Essex
by visiting TQ8088 : Valarie Wells Wood
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Monday, 22 August, 2005   (more nearby)
Monday, 22 August, 2005
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 813 849 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:32.0334N 0:36.7551E
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