SU7886 : Hamble Brook

taken 10 years ago, near to Hambleden, Buckinghamshire, Great Britain

Hamble Brook
Hamble Brook
A typical chalk stream, with an ephemeral source near Turville SU 774 907 and more permanent springs around SU 778 890.
It's looking very healthy in this picture.
In years when it doesn't rain much and the water table is low, the stream is dry for its entire length for a lot of the time. Then the channel looks messy and muddy, full of dead cress and weeds.
However, it is also quite capable of coming out of its banks and flowing through the streets of Hambleden.
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SU7886, 86 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 27 September, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 20 January, 2010
Category
Stream   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 785 860 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:34.0828N 0:52.1198W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 785 860
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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