SD5086 : Force Falls, River Kent

taken 10 years ago, near to Sedgwick, Cumbria, Great Britain

Force Falls, River Kent
Force Falls, River Kent
A descent of the River Kent from Kendal culminates in this intimidating but usually straightforward drop. By the time you see the horizon line and have second thoughts, you are committed - even landing on the rocks in the middle (which we've since learned is frowned upon) to inspect the line offers no escape other than to run the falls. However, the aerated water at the bottom is not recirculating, and whilst it may swallow you up (as it is about to do to Ann Jones in the photo) it does tend to spit you out again, usually the right way up.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 3 November, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 9 March, 2009
Category
Canoes and canoeing   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 5080 8656 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:16.3386N 2:45.4201W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 50805 86540
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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