SW4628 : The harbour wall at Newlyn

taken 42 years ago, near to Newlyn, Cornwall, Great Britain

The harbour wall at Newlyn
The harbour wall at Newlyn
View north-east towards Penzance. The harbour wall is almost a mile long and protects a fishing fleet with a long history of being one of the largest in the UK, famous for pilchards, which went out of fashion and led to a decline in the fleet. 'Cornish Sardines' are now in vogue, which just shows what can be done with good marketing - apparently much more attractive than calling them pilchards. Small scale (no pun intended) sustainable fishing is alive and well here.
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SW4628, 209 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
June 1975   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 2 March, 2008
Category
Harbour   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SW 465 286 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:6.2359N 5:32.7131W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SW 463 285
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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