Langstone Harbour contains a number of islands; Baker's Island (SU694035), North Binness Island (SU692046), South Binness Island (SU698031) and Long Island (SU701041). These are subject to erosion and during the 1990s a seven-year archaeology project took place before their history was lost to the seas.
There are also two smaller islands. Round nap island which is connected to South Binness Island by a tidal causeway and Oyster Island.
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