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Bull Hill Bank

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Bull Hill bank is only really visible half of the time but is a defining feature of any navigation of the Exe.

Standing nearly three metres proud of the lowest tides in places, it forms a vast expanse of deeply rutted sand, and water is barely visible from some parts. It is a great place to watch wildlife, however, with a range of sea birds and occasional seals.

Though the outer edges of Bull Hill can be reached on foot from Exmouth, care is required as there are some very soft sections of sand, and when the tide does come in, it does so with some speed.

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A: Cockwood Wreck

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Built in 1916, the 513 ton South Coaster came to rest in this location in December 1943 during a seve...

Cockwood Wreck

B: Cockwood Wreck And Photographer

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Cockwood Wreck And Photographer

C: Cockwood Wreck Interior

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Cockwood Wreck Interior

D: Exmouth Cockle Sands

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Exmouth Cockle Sands

E: Yacht on Exmouth Cockle Sands

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Yacht on Exmouth Cockle Sands

F: Fishing Boat Unloading at Exmouth Dock

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G: Exmouth Dock in the Snow

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Exmouth Dock in the Snow

H: Exmouth Dock Development

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Exmouth Dock Development

I: Dawlish Warren

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Dawlish Warren is a long, sandy spit which is constantly changing in shape. Its western end is domina...

Dawlish Warren

J: Exmouth from Dawlish Warren

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Exmouth from Dawlish Warren

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Europe is generally agreed to be the birthplace of western culture, including such legendary innovations as the democratic nation-state, football and tomato sauce.

The word Europe comes from the Greek goddess Europa, who was kidnapped by Zeus and plunked down on the island of Crete. Europa gradually changed from referring to mainland Greece until it extended finally to include Norway and Russia.

Don't be confused that Europe is called a continent without looking like an island, the way the other continents do. It's okay. The Ural mountains have steadily been there to divide Europe from Asia for the last 250 million years. Russia technically inhabits "Eurasia".

Europe is presently uniting into one political and economic zone with a common currency called the Euro. The European Union originated in 1993 and is now composed of 27 member states. Its headquarters is in Brussels, Belgium.

Do not confuse the EU with the Council of Europe, which has 47 member states and dates to 1949. These two bodies share the same flag, national anthem, and mission of integrating Europe. The headquarters of the Council are located in Strasbourg, France, and it is most famous for its European Court of Human Rights.

In spite of these two bodies, there is still no single Constitution or set of laws applying to all the countries of Europe. Debate rages over the role of the EU in regards to national sovereignty. As of January 2009, the Lisbon Treaty is the closest thing to a European Constitution, yet it has not been approved by all the EU states. 

Text by Steve Smith.

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