SE3520 : The Half Moon lake, Kirkthorpe

taken 7 years ago, near to Warmfield, Wakefield, Great Britain

The Half Moon lake, Kirkthorpe
The Half Moon lake, Kirkthorpe
The lake obtains its name from its shape, an oxbow lake that once formed part of the River Calder which flows a few hundred yards away. The oxbow itself was divided by an embankment in 1838 when the Leeds-Manchester railway was constructed.
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SE3520, 95 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 13 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 26 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Lakes, Wetland, Bog 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 35761 20812 [1m precision]
WGS84: 53:40.9530N 1:27.6027W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 35898 20871
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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