SH7779 : Low Tide on the Afon Conwy estuary, North Wales

taken 3 years ago, near to Deganwy, Conwy, Great Britain

Low Tide on the Afon Conwy estuary, North Wales
Low Tide on the Afon Conwy estuary, North Wales
Blue sky and a warm Saturday afternoon in June.
Low tide on the Afon Conwy estuary - and what an expanse of sand!
Soft and dry to start with as we walked out from the car park at Morfa Conwy, but becoming a landscape of rock pools, broken shells of all sorts & pebbles.
The navigation light out in the channel was completely surrounded by rocks and pebbles - each and every single one of which was absolutely covered in barnacles.
The Afon Conwy is home to extensive mussel banks and the town of Conwy has a long history of mussel farming.
Across the estuary can be seen Y Gogarth, or the Great Orme.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 18 June, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 19 June, 2016
Geographical Context
Coastal  Sport, Leisure  Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Air, Sky, Weather  Flat landscapes 
Place (from Tags)
Conwy  Wales  North Wales  Great Orme  Y Gogarth 
River (from Tags)
Afon Conwy 
Primary Subject of Photo
Estuary 
Weather (from Tags)
Blue Sky 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 7700 7981 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:18.0550N 3:50.8294W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 7698 7950
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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