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There’s a fence in here

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Sandhaven Beach, South Shields

Sandhaven Beach, South Shields

This is one of the troubles with shifting sands and northerly winds, the beach moves all over the place, sometimes it tries to cross the road and get onto the football pitches too. That’s the reason why these wooden fences are dug in to attempt to capture the movement of these dunes which play a large part in protecting the ecosystem of the coastline.

Camera details: Pentax K100D, 28 mm lens, 1/500 second, f8, iso 200


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Written by curly

May 8, 2009 at 12:01 am

Posted in Beach, Colour, South Shields

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  1. Great photo.


    May 8, 2009 at 2:47 am

  2. The winds there must be quite strong to bury the fence like that.

    Beautiful photo of such a relaxing scene.


    May 8, 2009 at 4:04 am

  3. I remember that beach well…very sheltered if you were by the beach wall…and very windy if you were anywhere else!


    May 9, 2009 at 12:41 am

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