TA0325 : Hessle Haven on the Humber estuary

taken 10 months ago, near to Hessle, East Riding of Yorkshire, Great Britain

Hessle Haven on the Humber estuary
Hessle Haven on the Humber estuary
Where the Fleet Drain joins the Humber estuary at Hessle.
Humber Estuary
The Humber is a large tidal estuary on the east coast of Northern England. It is formed at Trent Falls, Faxfleet, by the confluence of the tidal rivers Ouse and Trent. From here to the North Sea, it forms part of the boundary between the East Riding of Yorkshire on the north bank and North Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire on the south bank. Although the Humber is an estuary from the point at which it is formed, many maps show it as the River Humber.
Below Trent Falls, the Humber passes the confluence of the River Ancholme on the south shore; between North Ferriby and South Ferriby and under the Humber Bridge; between Barton-upon-Humber on the south bank and Kingston upon Hull on the north bank (where the River Hull joins), then meets the North Sea between Cleethorpes on the Lincolnshire side and the long and thin (but rapidly changing) headland of Spurn Head to the north.
Ports on the Humber include Kingston upon Hull (better known as simply Hull), Grimsby, Immingham, New Holland and Killingholme. The estuary is navigable here for the largest of deep-sea vessels.
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Mat Fascione and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
TA0325, 246 images   (more nearby )
  (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 21 May, 2017   (more nearby)
Sunday, 23 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Coastal  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Estuary, Marine 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 034 256 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:43.0101N 0:26.0152W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 034 256
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map

Other Tags
Humber Estuary  Drain 

Click a tag, to view other nearby images.

Image Type (about): geograph 
This page has been viewed about 20 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · OS Map Checksheet · Geograph Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
W Go E
You are not logged in login | register