NS8580 : Falkirk Wheel Aqueduct

taken 4 years ago, near to Camelon, Falkirk, Great Britain

Falkirk Wheel Aqueduct
Falkirk Wheel Aqueduct
The hoops are part of the superstructure of the aqueduct leading to the upper level of the Falkirk Wheel.
The Falkirk Wheel
Opened in 2002 by the Queen, the Falkirk Wheel is a testament to the popularity of canal cruising in the modern era. It connects the Forth and Clyde Canal with the Union Canal, replacing a flight of locks which fell into disuse in the 1930s and had been built on. The wheel raises or lowers boats 24m (79ft) and takes five-and-a-half minutes to complete a rotation. It is now a major visitor attraction.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 5 October, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 14 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Canals 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 8524 8007 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:59.9881N 3:50.5011W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 8525 8000
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