SW3426 : Soft rollers hit the Cowloes

taken 5 months ago, near to Sennen Cove, Cornwall, Great Britain

Soft rollers hit the Cowloes
Soft rollers hit the Cowloes
A low rocky outcrop at low tide, and a dangerous reef to shipping at high tide.
This was the fate of the "Royal Oak" which grounded here on 17th April 1788, which despite being within walking distance of the shore at low tide had to be broken up by salvagers 'least she be lost to the sea'.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 4 September, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 3 December, 2019
Geographical Context
Coastal  Estuary, Marine 
Primary Subject of Photo
Rock 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SW 3492 2660 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:4.8156N 5:42.3979W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SW 3499 2632
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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