NJ1065 : Burghead Bay

taken 4 years ago, near to Hempriggs, Moray, Great Britain

Burghead Bay
Burghead Bay
Burghead Bay with Roseisle forest beyond the dunes on the right. The bunker and concrete blocks are WW2 defences. There was fear that the beach was vulnerable to a German invasion. Shifting sands have tilted the bunker. The beach was also used for landing practice for D-Day.

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Date Taken
Sunday, 9 August, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 9 August, 2015
Geographical Context
Coastal  Derelict, Disused  Defence, Military 
Primary Subject of Photo
Beach 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 1015 6559 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:40.2707N 3:30.4786W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 1015 6559
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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Bay  Beach  WW2  Bunker  Anti-Tank Blocks  Anti Tank Blocks  Anti Tank Obstacles  WW2 Anti-Tank Blocks 

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