SY6774 : The A354 - the road to the mainland

taken 10 years ago, near to Fortuneswell, Dorset, Great Britain

The A354 - the road to the mainland
The A354 - the road to the mainland
This stretch of the A354 - leaving Portland - runs parallel to the ridge of Chesil Beach, on its landward side, for about a mile. It then leaves the shingle bank and heads more directly north, to Wyke Regis and Weymouth. The area to the right of the road in this picture is part of the former HMS Osprey site, once a Royal Navy helicopter base. Coastguard helicopters still fly from the site, but the area is also home to the National Sailing Academy.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 5 May, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 12 May, 2011
Category
Road > Coastal road   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 676 744 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:34.1122N 2:27.4635W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 679 741
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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