ST3045 : Huntspill River from Sloway Bridge

taken 8 years ago, near to Stretcholt, Somerset, Great Britain

Huntspill River from Sloway Bridge
Huntspill River from Sloway Bridge
View north east along the river which drains a large part of the Somerset levels. In the distance can be seen the sluices located in ST2945 where the Huntspill drains into the Stockland Reach of the tidal River Parrett estuary just south of Burnham on Sea. The sluice gates allow the river to drain into the estuary at low tide and prevent the high tides from flooding the levels. The water levels on the levels can thus be maintained at a level well below that of the high tide.
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ST3045, 20 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 20 September, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 24 September, 2009
Category
River   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 301 452 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:12.1085N 3:0.1120W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 302 451
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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