TA4112 : North Sea coastline at Spurn Head

taken 5 months ago, 3 km from Kilnsea, East Riding of Yorkshire, Great Britain

North Sea coastline at Spurn Head
North Sea coastline at Spurn Head
Spurn (or Spurn Head Spit) is a narrow sand spit on the tip of the coast of the East Riding of Yorkshire, it reaches into the North Sea and forms the north bank of the mouth of the Humber estuary. It is over 3 miles (4.8 km) long, and as little as 50 yards (46 m) wide in places. The southernmost tip is known as Spurn Head or Spurn Point and is the home to an RNLI lifeboat station and two disused lighthouses.
Spurn Head covers 280 acres (113 ha) above high water and 450 acres (181 ha) of foreshore. It has been owned since 1960 by the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust and is a designated national nature reserve.
Following a tidal surge in December 2013, a half mile section of the road to Spurn Point was washed away.

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TA4112, 66 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 23 May, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 30 September, 2017
Geographical Context
Coastal  Estuary, Marine 
Primary Subject of Photo
Beach 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 418 129 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:35.6206N 0:8.4721E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 417 128
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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