SX8960 : Ripples on Paignton Sands

near to Paignton, Torbay, Great Britain

Ripples on Paignton Sands
Ripples on Paignton Sands
After becoming fascinated by the subject while staying at Margate in 1901, Hertha Ayrton produced a paper in 1904 entitled "The Origin and Growth of Ripple-mark", which gives a persuasive argument for the creation of ripples from the oscillating motion of wavelets across the beach. LinkExternal link
"Later this led to study of vortices in fluids, including the Ayrton fan, a hand-operated device for deflecting waves of poison gases from the trenches of First World War." LinkExternal link
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2008
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Date Taken
Sunday, 10 August, 2008   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 10 August, 2008
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 8940 6046 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:26.0125N 3:33.5185W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 8939 6046
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