TQ7280 : The West Blyth channel-marker buoy

taken 6 years ago, 3 km from Corringham, Thurrock, Great Britain

The West Blyth channel-marker buoy
The West Blyth channel-marker buoy
At the western - landward - end of Sea Reach. A comparison of the OS mapping with Port of London Authority documentation places this marker buoy comfortably within TQ 7280, at about 723 804. Here the view is roughly south-east, towards the Kentish shore below Lower Hope Point, with Chattenden Wood visible on the ridge in the distance.

The name West Blyth derives from Blyth Sands, the vast area of mud (rather than sand) flats which extends for miles along the southern shore of Sea Reach.

Seen from onboard the paddle steamer 'Waverley', heading for Tilbury.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 24 September, 2011   (more nearby)
Sunday, 14 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Boundary, Barrier  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Docks, Harbours  Estuary, Marine 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7230 8045 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:29.8039N 0:28.8471E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7223 8052
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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