TA3200 : Tetney Blow Wells Nature Reserve

taken 4 years ago, near to Tetney, Lincolnshire, Great Britain

Tetney Blow Wells Nature Reserve
Tetney Blow Wells Nature Reserve
Blow wells are artesian springs where water under pressure escapes from the chalk through structural weaknesses in the boulder clay.
There are frequent guided tours around site, conducted by a local volunteer.
The 4 blow wells used to provide water for Cleethorpes, but bore holes (on the same site) are now used to reduce the risk of contamination from the associated ponds (well, the kids do swim in them).
Howevever Tetney gets its water not from here but from a bore at Fulstow.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 18 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 19 September, 2013
Geographical Context
Lakes, Wetland, Bog  Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 3219 0066 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:29.1635N 0:0.5535W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 3212 0063
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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