SM7931 : Blue Lagoon

taken 9 months ago, near to Abereiddy, Pembrokeshire/Sir Benfro, Great Britain

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Blue Lagoon
Blue Lagoon
A deliberately flooded former slate quarry.
The Blue Lagoon, Abereiddy

The Blue Lagoon at Abereiddy is the result of a coastal slate quarry being breached and flooded following its closure in 1904.

This area is designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest because of its high geological and biological value. It is owned and cared for by the National Trust.

It is also of great interest because of its industrial past with ruins of the quarry workings and quarrymen's cottages.

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SM7931, 205 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 20 April, 2021   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 7 December, 2021
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts  Quarrying, Mining  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
Primary Subject of Photo
Quarry 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SM 7946 3145 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:56.2641N 5:12.5861W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SM 7953 3143
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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Quarry  Flooded Quarry 

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