February 1970 – vol. 63, issue 2–66 Plates 8-10 Foulness and the Maplin Sands (fig. 1) are essentially a vast triangle of sand, mud, saltings and grassland, roughly eight miles across the base and ten miles long, on the Essex coast between the River Crouch and the River Thames. Foulness, New England and Havengore islands and the area of Landwick form the western part. They are covered with a layer of mould and clay, and attain a max... This article is only available to registered users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.