SZ6598 : Canoe Lake, Southsea

near to Southsea, Portsmouth, Great Britain

Canoe Lake, Southsea
Canoe Lake, Southsea
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Canoe Lake, Southsea
The Canoe lake dates back to 1886 when it was opened by Mayor A.S. Blake and is home to some mature evergreen oak trees planted in 1910. The Canoe Lake is sometimes known as a swan's nursery because it is one of the Mute Swans chosen sites in the Solent. There can by up to 60 juvenile swans in the area at any one time LinkExternal link maybe explaining why the peddle boats are designed in such fashion
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2012
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Date Taken
Monday, 4 June, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 5 June, 2012
Geographical Context
Coastal  Sport, Leisure  Lakes, Wetland, Bog 
Place (from Tags)
Southsea  Canoe Lake 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 6550 9833 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:46.8514N 1:4.3382W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 65573 98404
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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