Tinea

Attested:  RC Tinea

Where:  Spurn Head, TA397105, across the mouth of the Humber estuary, located by its position in RC’s list of harbour estuaries.

Name origin:  Latin tinea ‘gnawing worm’, named for its shape.

Notes:  See under Τινα for other river-mouth promontories with similar names.

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Last Edited: 25 June 2016