SP5514 : Fields near Oddington

taken 6 years ago, near to Oddington, Oxfordshire, Great Britain

Fields near Oddington
Fields near Oddington
The New River Ray in the foreground marks the western edge of Otmoor, an unusual area of fenland between Oxford and Bicester.
This is a typical view showing one of the numerous drains, and the hills which surround the moor in the distance.
The drainage regime is quite complicated and not always successful, with the slow flowing River Ray, a tributary of the Cherwell, at times unable to deal with flows. This winter (2011/12) has been a dry one and water levels are low, but the moor is frequently very waterlogged.
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SP5514, 26 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 16 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 17 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Flat landscapes 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 5563 1447 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:49.5653N 1:11.6526W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 5540 1450
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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