SH2484 : Holyhead Breakwater

taken 6 years ago, near to Holyhead/Caergybi, Isle of Anglesey/Sir Ynys Mon, Great Britain

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Holyhead Breakwater
Holyhead Breakwater
The almost 2 mile long Holyhead 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 on the right 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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SH2484, 23 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 22 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 16 November, 2013
Geographical Context
Coastal  Docks, Harbours 
Place (from Tags)
Holyhead Mountain  Holyhead 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 245 841 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:19.5248N 4:38.1788W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 218 829
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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