NY5511 : Wet Sleddale dam overflow

taken 8 years ago, 3 km from Keld, Cumbria, Great Britain

Wet Sleddale dam overflow
Wet Sleddale dam overflow
The spillway in the centre section of the dam is overflowing. I wonder if there is a fluid mechanics explanation of the regular patterns in sheets of flowing water like this - a similar phenomenon can be seen in rainwater flowing down a road.
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Jim Barton and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
NY5511, 28 images   (more nearby )
  (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Saturday, 10 October, 2009   (more nearby)
Sunday, 11 October, 2009
Spillway   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 552 116 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:29.8753N 2:41.5197W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 554 116
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map

Image classification(about): Geograph
This page has been viewed about 65 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · OS Map Checksheet · Geograph Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
W Go E
You are not logged in login | register