SJ7293 : Mersey meets Manchester Ship Canal, near Irlam, Manchester

taken 13 years ago, near to Carrington, Trafford, Great Britain

Mersey meets Manchester Ship Canal, near Irlam, Manchester
Mersey meets Manchester Ship Canal, near Irlam, Manchester
Here the River Mersey joins the Manchester Ship Canal for a few miles before leaving, through the other bank of the canal, just east of Warrington. The MSC itself was built, in part, by canalising the River Irwell between Manchester and this point, where the Irwell joined the Mersey. The Mersey has meandered across the plain from Stockport where it was formed by the confluence of the Rivers Tame and Goyt.
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SJ7293, 46 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 5 April, 2005   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 7 April, 2005
Category
Lakes and Rivers   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 727 935 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:26.2538N 2:24.7449W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 725 935
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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