SD3097 : Donald Campbell's grave, Coniston

taken 3 years ago, near to Coniston, Cumbria, Great Britain

Donald Campbell's grave, Coniston
Donald Campbell's grave, Coniston
Donald Campbell set 7 World Water Speed records in total and 4 of these were on Coniston Water where he met his death whilst attempting to raise his own record to over 300mph. For 34 years the crash site was treated as his grave but, in 2001, the remains of Bluebird and Donald Campbell were recovered. At his daughter's request he was buried in the local cemetery.
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SD3097, 190 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 2 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 9 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  Burial ground, Crematorium 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 3037 9769 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:22.1965N 3:4.3961W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 3038 9769
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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