SK1789 : Derwent Dam in Full Flow

taken 11 years ago, near to Fairholmes [other Features], Derbyshire, Great Britain

Derwent Dam in Full Flow
Derwent Dam in Full Flow
This is the Derwent Dam in full flow - the water is pouring over the top of the dam and down the sloping rock face making it very spectacular (it's designed to do this).

The Dam is probably most famous for its use by pilots of the 617 Squadron, practising the low-level flights and the bouncing bomb needed for the Dam Busters raids in the Second World War, due to its similarity to the German dams...
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Date Taken
Sunday, 15 July, 2007   (more nearby)
Monday, 9 March, 2009
Reservoir > Dam   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 172 897 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:24.2790N 1:44.5020W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 173 895
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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