SX8751 : Plaque, Dartmouth

taken 4 years ago, near to Dartmouth, Devon, Great Britain

Plaque, Dartmouth
Plaque, Dartmouth
On a building by Tippers Quay at the southern end of the South Embankment is this plaque commemorating John Davis (1550-1605) LinkExternal link , who discovered the Davis Strait while searching for a north-west passage to China, invented the Davis quadrant, and was killed by pirates off Sumatra.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 30 August, 2014   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 2 September, 2014
Geographical Context
City, Town centre  People, Events 
Long Distance Path (from Tags)
South West Coast Path 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 8787 5110 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:20.9464N 3:34.6428W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 8788 5110
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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Blue Plaque  House 

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