SS7049 : View into the valley-Lynton, North Devon

taken 7 years ago, near to Lynton, Devon, Great Britain

View into the valley-Lynton, North Devon
View into the valley-Lynton, North Devon
The Valley of Rocks is the former route of the East Lyn River until coastal erosion diverted the flow to its present position. This coastal dry valley has rock formations from the Ice Age - the oldest Devonian rocks in North Devon. The area is managed by the Exmoor National Park Authority and is part of the West Exmoor Coast and Woods Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). It is noted for its herd of wild goats and previous visitors have included poets Samuel Taylor Coleridge and William Wordsworth in 1797 and Robert Southey in 1799. Time taken 2.44 pm BST (British Summer Time).
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SS7049, 193 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 11 September, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 9 June, 2014
Geographical Context
Coastal  Paths  Sport, Leisure  Estuary, Marine 
Place (from Tags)
Devon  North Devon  North Devon Coast  Valley of Rocks 
Primary Subject of Photo
Geological Feature 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 7053 4979 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:13.9539N 3:51.3471W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 7022 4947
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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