SX4650 : Plymouth Breakwater

taken 18 days ago, 3 km from Cremyll, Cornwall, Great Britain

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Plymouth Breakwater
Plymouth Breakwater
Showing the lighthouse at the western end. The calming effect of the breakwater on a choppy day is very noticeable. The Great Mew Stone can be seen in the distance.
Plymouth Breakwater :: SX4750

Plymouth Breakwater is a 1,560-metre stone breakwater protecting Plymouth Sound and the anchorages near Plymouth. It is 13 metres wide at the top and the base is 65 metres. It lies in about 10 metres of water. Around 4 million tons of rock were used in its construction in 1812.

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Date Taken
Monday, 31 May, 2021   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 8 June, 2021
Geographical Context
Coastal  Communications 
Primary Subject of Photo
Lighthouse 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 4646 5052 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:20.0728N 4:9.5278W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 4646 5077
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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