SH2182 : Towards Holyhead

taken 6 years ago, 3 km from Holyhead/Caergybi, Isle of Anglesey/Sir Ynys Mon, Great Britain

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Towards Holyhead
Towards Holyhead
Looking towards Holyhead from the summit of Holyhead Mountain. On the left is the almost 2 mile long breakwater, built between 1845 and 1873 to provide protection to Holyhead harbour so that its use as a port for Irish traffic could be increased. The straight road in front of it is the route of the former breakwater railway, used to transport stone from quarries on Holyhead Mountain for building up the breakwater.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 22 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 16 November, 2013
Geographical Context
Coastal  Heath, Scrub  Docks, Harbours 
Place (from Tags)
Holyhead  Holyhead Mountain 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 219 829 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:18.8113N 4:40.4185W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 218 829
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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Holyhead Breakwater 

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