SY7075 : Outer Breakwater, Portland Harbour

taken 3 years ago, 3 km from Fortuneswell, Dorset, Great Britain

Outer Breakwater, Portland Harbour
Outer Breakwater, Portland Harbour
Portland Harbour is sheltered by four breakwaters; two southern and two northern. These have a total length of 2.84 miles and enclose approximately 520 hectares (1,300 acres) of water. The initial southern breakwaters were built between 1849 and 1872, whilst the two northern breakwaters were added between 1893 and 1906 to completely enclose the harbour.
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SY7075, 8 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 30 May, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 7 June, 2017
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts  Docks, Harbours 
Camera (from Tags)
Panasonic DMC-G7 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 707 757 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:34.8502N 2:24.8945W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 701 755
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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19th Century  Nineteenth Century  Breakwater  Sea Wall  Portland Harbour 

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