TQ7670 : Sunset over Upnor Reach

taken 7 years ago, near to Upper Upnor, Medway, Great Britain

Sunset over Upnor Reach
Sunset over Upnor Reach
The fading sunlight of the longest day of 2010.
As seen from Chatham Marina, looking over the River Medway.
Time 21:06. Sunset predictted 21:18.
River Medway
The 70 mile long river starts at Turners Hill, at the West Sussex border, and through Kent to meet the Thames Estuary. It travels through many major towns, including Tonbridge, Maidstone, Strood and Rochester. The river has many locks from Tonbridge to Allington, where the river becomes tidal. Boats can navigate the river up to Tonbridge. At Yalding there is a short diversion along the Hampstead Road Canal, whilst the river goes over sluices and below the Tywford Bridge.
After floods devastated Tonbridge in 1968 a substantial flood barrier was built in 1981 on the Medway at nearby Leigh, to protect the town.
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TQ7670, 221 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 21 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 22 June, 2010
Category
Sunset   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 761 704 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:24.3376N 0:31.8813E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 762 704
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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