SD4364 : Morecambe Seafront

taken 25 years ago, near to Morecambe, Lancashire, Great Britain

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Morecambe Seafront
Morecambe Seafront
The perfect day for strolling in the early autumn sunshine. Morecambe was very much a product of the railway age, the town's name only being officialy adopted in 1889. It subsequently thrived as a seaside resort especially for visitors from the Yorkshire woollen towns. Like many smaller resorts it declined as the popularity of foreign holidays increased. It was propably at its lowest ebb in the 1990s when this photograph was taken but there have since been concerted efforts to revitalise the seafront area.
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SD4364, 447 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
September 1995   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 19 June, 2020
Geographical Context
Coastal  Sport, Leisure  Park and Public Gardens 
Primary Subject of Photo
Seaside 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 4334 6448 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:4.3871N 2:52.0428W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 4336 6447
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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