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.