SW3922 : Cable monument

taken 7 years ago, near to St Levan, Cornwall, Great Britain

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Cable monument
Cable monument
This is the plaque attached to the cable monument, a monument to the coming ashore here of the first trans-Atlantic submarine telegraph cable. It used to stop in a wooden hut here until relaid further down towards Porthcurno beach, where it was in use until 1962. The monument is seen in context here SW3922 : Cable monument.
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Date Taken
Monday, 17 October, 2011   (more nearby)
Thursday, 12 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Communications 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SW 3904 2237 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:2.6470N 5:38.7770W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SW 3904 2237
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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Monument  Plaque  Submarine Cable 

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