J3683 : Mussel shells, Jordanstown

taken 7 years ago, near to Jordanstown, Newtownabbey, Whiteabbey and Greenisland, Northern Ireland

Mussel shells, Jordanstown
Mussel shells, Jordanstown
The commercial exploitation of the mussel beds of Belfast Lough is quite a big business LinkExternal link. Much of the loughshore, especially around this groyne J3683 : Groyne, Jordanstown, was covered by shells.
The Loughshore Park, Jordanstown

The Loughshore Park, Jordanstown lies between the Shore Road and Belfast Lough. It includes a coastal path. It is due to close soon for “a £1.34 million upgrading of facilities at the Park and the surrounding area starts . . . . The project will include the replacement of the existing amenity block and toilets with modern facilities for caravanners . . . . . including, for the first time, a café. There will also be an expansion of the caravan site, a new bandstand, the construction of a stepped terrace to provide access to the shore, improvements to the layout of the car park and new street furniture and signage” and “a major piece of public art”.
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Date Taken
Monday, 6 June, 2011   (more nearby)
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Monday, 6 June, 2011
Geographical Context
Coastal 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 367 834 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:40.8505N 5:52.8606W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 367 834
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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Newtownabbey  Jordanstown  Loughshore  Belfast Lough  Mussels  Shells 

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