SX8243 : Slapton Sands

taken 15 years ago, near to Slapton, Devon, Great Britain

This is 1 of 10 images, with title Slapton Sands in this square
Slapton Sands
Slapton Sands
Slapton sands forms a bar along the coastline enclosing a freshwater lagoon, the Ley. The whole area is a National Nature Reserve and SSSI, which is managed by the Field Study Centre in Slapton. More information at LinkExternal link
The bar was formed by a rise in sea level pushing a beach onshore and not by Longshore Drift.
During WWII the area was evacuated and used to practise the D-Day landings. There is a memorial to those who died here SX8242 : American Memorial, Torcross.

See other images of Slapton Ley and Slapton Sands Nature Reserve
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright N Chadwick 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
SX8243, 76 images   (more nearby )
  (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 25 May, 2003   (more nearby)
Monday, 24 October, 2005
Coastal feature   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 82 43 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 50:16.7843N 3:39.0274W
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map

Image classification(about): Geograph (Second Visitor for SX8243) · First in 5 Years (TPoint) (about)
This page has been viewed about 1120 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