2015

SW8469 : Bedruthan Step: Queen Bess Rock

taken 9 years ago, near to Engollan, Cornwall, England

Bedruthan Step: Queen Bess Rock
Bedruthan Step: Queen Bess Rock
To the left is the northernmost of the five named rocks (or stacks, or islands) at Bedruthan Steps. It was named for Queen Elizabeth I, whom it resembled until a storm in 1982 broke off the head; this was the shape before the storm: SW8469 : Queen Bess Rock 1935.

In the centre and some distance back, is Diggory's Island, which does not seem to be one of the Steps.

Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Edmund Shaw and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
Geographical Context: Coastal Geological interest Estuary, Marine Rocks, Scree, Cliffs Primary Subject: Rock
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Stacks at Bedruthan [9] · Queen Bess Rock [7] · Diggory's Island [2] Other Photos: · Bedruthan Steps, Cornwall ·
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SW8469, 109 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Edmund Shaw   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Wednesday, 22 July, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 25 July, 2015
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SW 8475 6986 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:29.3347N 5:2.1535W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SW 8479 6979
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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