SJ9495 : Peak Forest Canal

taken 8 years ago, near to Hyde, Tameside, Great Britain

Peak Forest Canal
Peak Forest Canal
After crossing under the M67 motorway, the Peak Forest Canal turns East before turning South again towards Manchester Road. Compare with view in January 2008 SJ9495 : Peak Forest Canal.
Peak Forest Canal
The Peak Forest Canal runs for 15 miles between Ashton under Lyne and Whaley Bridge.

It was built to link the Ashton Canal with the tramways that brought limestone from the Peak District quarries.

The Lower Peak Forest Canal forms part of the "Cheshire Ring".

LinkExternal link Pennine Waterways website including a "virtual tour" of the canal
LinkExternal link and LinkExternal link for information on the history of the canal
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Date Taken
Monday, 18 January, 2010   (more nearby)
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Monday, 18 January, 2010
Category
Canal basin   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 942 952 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:27.2439N 2:5.2562W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 942 952
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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