Bull Hill, Shelley Bank, Cockle Sand

Mar 11, 2020 | Blog

Recognise this? Harbour on the right, Dawlish Warren on the left. This is the start of a 3d model of the estuary I have been making up at the Mens Shed in Exmouth. You can see the harbour. But why do the tides not cross between Bull Hill and Cockle Sands and cut a deep direct channel? I don’t know the answer to that. Mussel beds? River memory?
The Mens Shed is a wonderful sociable resource which is, like many institutions closed. So many beautiful projects on hold, gathering dust.

As seen from Topsham (foreground)

Cockwood and Exmouth harbours.

 

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