TA0425 : Yorkshire Wolds Way at Hessle

taken 1 year ago, near to Hessle, East Riding of Yorkshire, Great Britain

Yorkshire Wolds Way at Hessle
Yorkshire Wolds Way at Hessle
Humber Estuary
The Humber is a large tidal estuary on the east coast of Northern England. It is formed at Trent Falls, Faxfleet, by the confluence of the tidal rivers Ouse and Trent. From here to the North Sea, it forms part of the boundary between the East Riding of Yorkshire on the north bank and North Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire on the south bank. Although the Humber is an estuary from the point at which it is formed, many maps show it as the River Humber.
Below Trent Falls, the Humber passes the confluence of the River Ancholme on the south shore; between North Ferriby and South Ferriby and under the Humber Bridge; between Barton-upon-Humber on the south bank and Kingston upon Hull on the north bank (where the River Hull joins), then meets the North Sea between Cleethorpes on the Lincolnshire side and the long and thin (but rapidly changing) headland of Spurn Head to the north.
Ports on the Humber include Kingston upon Hull (better known as simply Hull), Grimsby, Immingham, New Holland and Killingholme. The estuary is navigable here for the largest of deep-sea vessels.
The Humber Bridge :: TA0224
The Humber Bridge, near Kingston upon Hull, is a 2,220-metre single-span suspension bridge, which opened to traffic on 24 June 1981. It was the longest of its type in the world when opened, and is now the eighth-longest. It spans the Humber (the estuary formed by the rivers Trent and Ouse) between Barton-upon-Humber on the south bank and Hessle on the north bank, connecting the East Riding of Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire.
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TA0425, 40 images   (more nearby )
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Sunday, 21 May, 2017   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 23 July, 2017
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Coastal  Paths  Estuary, Marine 
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OSGB36: geotagged! TA 040 258 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:43.1004N 0:25.5026W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TA 040 258
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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