TQ8397 : Channel through the mud

taken 7 years ago, near to North Fambridge, Essex, Great Britain

Channel through the mud
Channel through the mud
A drainage channel makes its way through salt marsh and mudflats to meet Stow Creek, just east of Fambridge Yacht Haven (formerly known as West Wick Marina).
Dengie Peninsula
The Dengie (pronounced with a soft G) Peninsula is an area of South Essex, bounded by the River Blackwater to the north, the River Crouch to the south and the North Sea to the east. The western Boundary of the old "Dengie Hundred" ran from (and included) North Fambridge to Woodham Walter: The nearby town of Maldon was not part of the Dengie Hundred as it was a borough in its own right. See LinkExternal link for a map of the Essex Hundreds.

The area has a relatively low population density, with large areas of farm and marsh land. The largest towns are Burnham on Crouch with a population of c. 7,500 and Southminster with a population of c. 3,800.

Useful links:
Dengie 100 LinkExternal link
Essex-family-history LinkExternal link
wikipedia LinkExternal link
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TQ8397, 13 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 1 April, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 2 April, 2012
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Flat landscapes  Estuary, Marine 
River (from Tags)
Crouch 
Place (from Tags)
North Fambridge  Stow Creek 
County (from Tags)
Essex 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8395 9755 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:38.7991N 0:39.4424E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8397 9744
View Direction
NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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Mudflats  Salt Marsh 

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