TQ9894 : New sea wall, Wallasea Island

taken 5 months ago, 3 km from Churchend, Essex, Great Britain

New sea wall, Wallasea Island
New sea wall, Wallasea Island
Looking west. This no longer acts as a sea wall in the usual sense. The area to the right was first given up to the sea to form Allfleets Marsh, the new wall then acting as a proper sea wall. Later, the area to the left was also deliberately flooded to form Jubilee Marsh by breaching the sea wall along the Roach. Since then this wall acts only as a causeway to a viewpoint and access to a fragment of the old sea wall.
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Date Taken
Friday, 6 April, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 12 April, 2018
Geographical Context
Coastal  Paths  Estuary, Marine 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 9814 9409 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:36.6459N 0:51.6151E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 98271 94010
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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