SX8244 : Marsh Vegetation, Slapton Ley

near to Slapton, Devon, Great Britain

Marsh Vegetation, Slapton Ley
Marsh Vegetation, Slapton Ley
Slapton sands forms a bar along the coastline enclosing a freshwater lagoon, the Ley. The whole area is a National Nature Reserve and SSSI. 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.

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Monday, 26 May, 2003   (more nearby)
Monday, 24 October, 2005
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OSGB36: geotagged! SX 824 440 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:17.0528N 3:39.1209W
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