SK3872 : Dredging the Chesterfield Canal

near to Newbold, Derbyshire, Great Britain

Dredging the Chesterfield Canal
Dredging the Chesterfield Canal
This section of the Chesterfield Canal has been dredged recently. The silt was sucked out of the canal and was then pumped into porous bags on the bank. Once the water drained from the bags they were opened to reveal the silt mats seen in this picture. The plan is to spread out the soil and plant it with a wildflower mix
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Tuesday, 10 April, 2012   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 11 April, 2012
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe  Construction, Development  Canals 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 3880 7235 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:14.8054N 1:25.2000W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 3880 7238
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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