SK1696 : Ford on Stainery Clough

taken 8 years ago, near to River Derwent [water Feature], Derbyshire, Great Britain

Ford on Stainery Clough
Ford on Stainery Clough
Twenty five years ago the water here would have been crystal clear. The fact that it is now reddy-brown is actually a sign of environmental improvement. The acid rain which fell for many years due to sulphur from coal-burning and other man-made sources prevented the organic dies from leaching out of the moorland peat. Now that a more natural pH has been achieved the water has turned brown.
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SK1696, 31 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 10 September, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 13 September, 2009
Category
Ford   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 164 965 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:27.9026N 1:45.2410W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 164 965
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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