AIA Fieldwork Photo Contest 2022

Entry 51816

Submitted by Border Reivers Archaeology Unit

Blyth Beach South

Seaton Sluice, Northumberland, United Kingdom

Category: Archaeological Landscapes

Working around the clock to monitor the landing and burial of a fibreoptic cable being unreeled from the back of the ship on the horizon. Border Reivers Archaeology Unit have to negotiate the cable's passage through a beach landscape that overlies a submerged prehistoric peat and forest, and dunes that contain concrete anti-landing obstacles from WWII.

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