TA1028 : View from the Deep

taken 1 month ago, near to Kingston Upon Hull, Great Britain

View from the Deep
View from the Deep
Looking along the River Humber from the top floor of the Deep.
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.
The Deep
The Deep is a public aquarium situated at Sammy's Point, at the confluence of the River Hull and the Humber estuary in Hull. It opened in March 2002.
Billed as "the world's only submarium", the tanks contain thousands of sea creatures (including seven species of shark), 2,500,000 litres of water and 87 tonnes of salt housed in a building designed by Sir Terry Farrell and built as part of the UK National Lottery's Millennium Commission project.
The Deep is also a centre for marine research. Staff marine biologists look after the animals in The Deep's collection as well as carrying out research into the marine environment.
The Deep is a charitable public aquarium dedicated to increasing people's enjoyment and understanding of the world's oceans
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Date Taken
Saturday, 12 August, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 13 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage 
Primary Subject of Photo
River 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 1036 2822 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:44.3216N 0:19.6984W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 1024 2821
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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