SW5130 : St Michael's Mount, The Harbour

taken 16 years ago, near to Marazion, Cornwall, Great Britain

St Michael's Mount, The Harbour
St Michael's Mount, The Harbour
St Michaelís Mount dominates Mount's Bay; it rises majestically almost 230 feet from sea level to the tower, chapel and battlement of the castle.

An island at high tide, from the great flood in 3000 BC, the Mount is now operated by the National Trust. It features a harbour, shops and a restaurant as well as the castle and gardens which are open to the public on certain days. Situated approximately 500 yards offshore, the Mount is reached by a causeway at low tide or by small ferry boats which operate between Marazion and the Mount's harbour at high tide.

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Date Taken
Tuesday, 2 August, 2005   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 15 May, 2010
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Harbour   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! SW 514 300 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:7.0771N 5:28.6776W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SW 514 301
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