SX9291 : Looking across the River Exe towards the Canal & Canal Basin

taken 9 years ago, near to Exeter, Devon, Great Britain

Looking across the River Exe towards the Canal & Canal Basin
Looking across the River Exe towards the Canal & Canal Basin
Exeter Canal
Built in the 1560, this is one of the oldest canals in Britain. It was built to allow the port of Exeter access to the sea, bypassing the Quay downstream at Topsham. LinkExternal link
River Exe
The River Exe rises on Exmoor and flows south to Exeter and The English Channel. Its estuary is a good example of a Ria (flooded river valley). It is tidal to Countess Wear, just south of Exeter SX9390 : Countess Weir, River Exe. More information LinkExternal link
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SX9291, 502 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 29 December, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 22 January, 2010
Category
River   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 922 916 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:42.8733N 3:31.6375W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 924 917
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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