TQ7280 : The West Blyth channel-marker buoy: view upstream

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

The West Blyth channel-marker buoy: view upstream
The West Blyth channel-marker buoy: view upstream
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-west, towards the Kentish shore at Lower Hope Point. In the original, the Watermen's Stone (at the Point: LinkExternal link can be made out.

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 down river from Tilbury.
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TQ7280, 6 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 24 September, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 14 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Boundary, Barrier  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Docks, Harbours  Estuary, Marine 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 723 804 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:29.8039N 0:28.8471E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 723 805
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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