2011

NZ8911 : The harbour entrance, Whitby

taken 13 years ago, near to Whitby, North Yorkshire, England

The harbour entrance, Whitby
The harbour entrance, Whitby
This view was taken from quite some distance away at Sandsend. It shows the east and west piers at the entrance to Whitby Harbour. The lighthouses date back to 1835 and 1855. It was from here that Captain James Cook set out in the ENDEAVOUR on his voyage of discovery to Australia in 1768. He probably picked a better day.

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Geographical Context: Coastal Docks, Harbours
This photo is linked from: Articles: · Images shortlisted for POTY, 2011 · Image Buckets Automatic Clusters: · Whitby [1257] · West [401] · Harbour [388] · Pier [376] · West Pier [212] · Whitby Harbour [184] · Cook [62] Other Photos: · West Pier, Whitby Title Clusters: · The harbour entrance, Whitby [3] ·
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NZ8911, 1678 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Dave Hitchborne   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Tuesday, 9 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 11 August, 2011
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 899 118 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:29.6145N 0:36.8134W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 866 124
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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