The Dovey estuary and Barmouth Spit  April  2003

 

 

 

 

The River Dovey meanders below Macchynlleth, which can be seen in the background, leaving coarse material deposited in low water areas.

 

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The rippled sands of the Dovey estuary on the A493 from Macchynlleth to Aberdovey

 

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The coast, and railway, from the A493 north of  Gwastadgoed

 

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Fairbourne and the Barmouth spit pushing out over the Mawddach estuary

 

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A close-up of the spit

 

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A jumble of mobile homes and chalets huddle below the cliff at the start of the bar

 

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Defensive concrete blocks have been heaved aside by the sea

 

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The railway, spit and edge of the hills of the Mawddach estuary.

 

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The railway travels upon its embankment across salt marsh either side, before turning north to cross the estuary at Barmouth bridge.

 

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The toll bridge over the estuary at Penmaenpool, with salt marsh in the background

 

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CAT centre for Alternative Technology

Llandinam wind farm

River Severn meander

Montgomery Canal

Barmouth spit

 

 

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