SP5077 : Oxford Canal, Brownsover

taken 8 years ago, near to Newbold on Avon, Warwickshire, Great Britain

Oxford Canal, Brownsover
Oxford Canal, Brownsover
The canal has frozen solid and no boats will be moving for the time being. Note the group of teenagers on the opposite bank, some of whom are walking on the canal itself. The harsh winter of 1962/3 froze the canal network for several weeks and was one of the factors that finally killed off commercial carrying - today's pleasure boaters can afford to simply wait until their boats are movable again.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 9 January, 2010   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 10 January, 2010
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Canal   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 508 770 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:23.3580N 1:15.2365W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SP 509 770
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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