SW3431 : The Brisons from Sennan Cove

taken 5 months ago, 3 km from St Just, Cornwall, Great Britain

The Brisons from Sennan Cove
The Brisons from Sennan Cove
The name of these jagged slate outcrops that lurk in the deep off the Cornish coast comes from the local dialect "brissen", from the days when they were used as a prison for persistant criminals.
They were too often for centuries the last refuge for shipwrecked sailors.
These days they are only home to sea gulls and a yellow lichen.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 4 September, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 3 December, 2019
Geographical Context
Coastal  Geological interest  Islands  Estuary, Marine 
Primary Subject of Photo
Island 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SW 340 310 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:7.1834N 5:43.3029W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SW 349 263
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