SP6921 : Pond near River Ray

taken 9 years ago, near to Edgcott, Buckinghamshire, Great Britain

Pond near River Ray
Pond near River Ray
The still surface of this pond provides a mirror image of the pollarded trees on the far bank. Despite the pond being very close to a small stream behind the camera, the River Ray, SP6921 : Bridge over River Ray, it does not seem to be natural feature, though it must have existed for quite a long time. Often such ponds, were dug out by a farmer to fill naturally with water runoff, or were formed by damming a small stream, to be used as watering holes or for crop irrigation in dry weather. Though the pond does not appear on the OS 1:50,000 map is does appear on larger scale maps.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 27 September, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 23 April, 2009
Category
Pond   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 697 216 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:53.3431N 0:59.2747W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 697 216
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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