TR1066 : Groyne, Whitstable Beach

taken 6 years ago, near to Whitstable, Kent, Great Britain

Groyne, Whitstable Beach
Groyne, Whitstable Beach
Groynes reduce the amount of longshore drift, and help to reduce coastal erosion. They trap sand and other sediment which the waves have moved along the beach and prevent it from being moved too far along the coast. Ocean groynes run perpendicular to the shore, extending from the upper foreshore or beach into the water.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 16 May, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 20 May, 2013
Geographical Context
Coastal 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 1059 6692 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:21.7376N 1:1.4164E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 1061 6688
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Low Tide  Breakwater  Groyne  Sea  Bay  Beach  Shingle 

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