NH3470 : Aultguish Inn from the Glascarnoch dam

taken 6 years ago, 3 km from Lubfearn, Highland, Great Britain

Aultguish Inn from the Glascarnoch dam
Aultguish Inn from the Glascarnoch dam
The Glascarnoch River becomes the Black Water further down the glen. In the background is Ben Wyvis to the left and Little Wyvis to the right of the deep bealach partly obscured by the forested slopes of Carn na Dubh Coille.
Glascarnoch hydro scheme :: NH3172
Work started at the Glascarnoch site in 1953 and the dam was completed in 1957. There is no power station here but the loch collects water from Loch Droma to the W and via a tunnel from Loch Vaich to the N; the stored water is then transferred by tunnel southwards to the power station at Mossford near Grudie Bridge. More details are given in ‘The Dam Builders’ by James Miller (Birlinn, Edinburgh 2010).
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 18 September, 2012   (more nearby)
Sunday, 23 September, 2012
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Moorland 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NH 3491 7054 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:41.6569N 4:46.2868W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NH 3457 7076
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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