NZ3573 : Whitley Links

taken 11 years ago, near to Whitley Bay, North Tyneside, Great Britain

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Whitley Links
Whitley Links
The low afternoon sun is picking out Whitley Sands and the distant lighthouse on St Mary's Island.
Early in the 1800s, the Links were strewn with colliery heaps and ironstone workings which became overgrown with gorse. The smoother ground and short turf here now was partially a result of clearances for Whitley Golf Course founded in 1890.
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NZ3573, 103 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Saturday, 26 December, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 27 December, 2009
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Links   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3503 7369 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:3.3881N 1:27.1899W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3506 7362
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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