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Snapshots

  1. Getting wet.

    Snapshot Title: Getting wet.
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: La Rocque Harbour and the east coast of Jersey at low tide.
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    A long walk and getting wet ,all in the hope of a good catch.



  2. Rock pooling

    Snapshot Title: Rock pooling
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: La Rocque Harbour and the east coast of Jersey at low tide.
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    See what's trapped by the outgoing tide?



  3. Navigational beacon

    Snapshot Title: Navigational beacon
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: La Rocque Harbour and the east coast of Jersey at low tide.
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    Metal navigation marker pole (with the nearby coast of France (mainland Europe) running behind and along the horizon as far as the eye can see).



  4. Low water fishing.

    Snapshot Title: Low water fishing.
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: La Rocque Harbour and the east coast of Jersey at low tide.
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    A popular local pastime in this area (how many others can you spot?)



  5. Vessel

    Snapshot Title: Vessel
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: La Rocque Harbour and the east coast of Jersey at low tide.
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    No this isn't a boat it's a tractor! used to go out and harvest the mussell (moules) beds.



  6. Refuge!

    Snapshot Title: Refuge!
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: La Rocque Harbour and the east coast of Jersey at low tide.
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    In case of emergency (not realising how fast the tide comes in, along the many gullies) this is the refuge tower that one climbs up awaiting rescue!



  7. Seymour Tower

    Snapshot Title: Seymour Tower
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: La Rocque Harbour and the east coast of Jersey at low tide.
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    Built in 1782, this granite tower is a mile off the southeast corner of the Island at La Rocque.



  8. Icho Tower

    Snapshot Title: Icho Tower
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: La Rocque Harbour and the east coast of Jersey at low tide.
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    Icho Tower is only accessible by foot on the lowest tides and then only for a couple of hours around low water. The rest of the time Icho is surrounded by water and only accessible by boat, the only ...