TQ7267 : River Medway Panorama (2)

near to Borstal, Medway, Great Britain

River Medway Panorama (2)
River Medway Panorama (2)
Looking over Medway Bridge Marina, from the TQ7266 : Foot and Cycle Path Across River Medway beside the M2.

The marina is beside the River Medway, on the right is Borstal.
On the otherside of the River is Strood (and the Medway Valley Leisure Park).

See also TQ7266 : River Medway Panorama and TQ7267 : River Medway Panorama (3).
River Medway
The 70 mile long river starts at Turners Hill, at the West Sussex border, and through Kent to meet the Thames Estuary. It travels through many major towns, including Tonbridge, Maidstone, Strood and Rochester. The river has many locks from Tonbridge to Allington, where the river becomes tidal. Boats can navigate the river up to Tonbridge. At Yalding there is a short diversion along the Hampstead Road Canal, whilst the river goes over sluices and below the Tywford Bridge.
After floods devastated Tonbridge in 1968 a substantial flood barrier was built in 1981 on the Medway at nearby Leigh, to protect the town.
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2012
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Date Taken
Sunday, 30 September, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 3 October, 2012
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Suburb, Urban fringe  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7277 6712 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:22.6107N 0:28.8630E
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7249 6689
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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