SP9113 : Startops Reservoir, Tring

taken 8 years ago, near to Marsworth, Buckinghamshire, Great Britain

Startops Reservoir, Tring
Startops Reservoir, Tring
This view is across Startops (pronounced Starrups) Reservoir looking in the direction of Halton. The water-level is low.

Startops is one of four reservoirs in the vicinity that were built in the early 19th Century to maintain water levels in the Grand Union Canal as it crosses its summit in the Chiltern Hills; the others are Marsworth - which adjoins - Tringford and Wilstone, the latter being by far the largest. The Tring Reservoirs are a favourite haunt of bird-watchers and fishermen, and are now designated Sites of Special Scientific Interest on account of their wealth of
wildlife.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 13 September, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 14 September, 2009
Category
Reservoir > Reservoir   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 918 139 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:48.9774N 0:40.1791W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 918 139
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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