Attested: Tinea at position 258 in the Ravenna Cosmography
Where: Spurn Head, TA397105, across the mouth of the Humber estuary, located by its position in the Cosmography's sequence 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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