NT1370 : The Contour Canal

taken 4 years ago, near to Ratho, Edinburgh, Great Britain

The Contour Canal
The Contour Canal
A plaque showing part of the Union Canal route which keeps to the 73m (240 foot) contour for its 50km length from Edinburgh to Falkirk. Opened in 1822, its lack of locks meant for speedier transport of goods, mainly coal and other minerals to the capital.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 25 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 26 September, 2013
Geographical Context
Canals 
Canal (from Tags)
Union Canal 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 1348 7089 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:55.3966N 3:23.1658W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 1348 7089
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