SZ2492 : Paragliding at Barton on Sea

taken 10 years ago, near to Barton on Sea, Hampshire, Great Britain

Paragliding at Barton on Sea
Paragliding at Barton on Sea
Three paragliders ridge-soar on the steady wind that blows off the sea at Barton on Sea. These paragliders will make top landings and, as long as the wind stays, can stay up soaring the cliff for some time. A popular spot for them as there is a car park nearby and the cliff and wind direction usually provide excellent conditions. Hurst Point lighthouse can be seen in the distance (right).

(Thanks to an anonymous suggestor for all but the final sentence of this description.)
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SZ2492, 61 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 31 July, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 31 July, 2007
Category
Cliffs   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 246 926 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:43.9875N 1:39.1080W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 240 928
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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