SJ9330 : Canalside erosion near Burston, Staffordshire

taken 7 years ago, near to Burston, Staffordshire, Great Britain

Canalside erosion near Burston, Staffordshire
Canalside erosion near Burston, Staffordshire
Trent and Mersey Canal.
One of the reasons why boat crews are urged to keep speeds down below 4mph is that the wash produced from greater speeds (or even that speed) can cause erosion of the edge of the canal, such as here. Dredging and piling then becomes necessary.
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SJ9330, 61 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 3 September, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 31 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Canals 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 931 304 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:52.2640N 2:6.2112W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 931 304
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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Pasture  Bank Erosion 

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