2016

TF5761 : Beauty in death

taken 8 years ago, near to Seacroft, Lincolnshire, England

Beauty in death
Beauty in death
The bodies of two stranded sperm whales lie side by side on the incoming tide, their tail fins beating in time to the waves as if still living. A sad sight.

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Geographical Context: Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms Air, Sky, Weather Primary Subject: Beach other tags: Sperm Whale Beached Whale Beached Whale Britain Dead Whale Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
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TF5761, 6 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Ian Paterson   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 24 January, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 24 January, 2016
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 5719 6139 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:7.5903N 0:20.8676E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 57203 61474
View Direction
SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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Image classification(about): Geograph (Third Visitor for TF5761)
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