SD7907 : Flooding at Close Park (3) The Outdoor Gym

taken 2 years ago, near to Radcliffe, Bury, Great Britain

Flooding at Close Park (3) The Outdoor Gym
Flooding at Close Park (3) The Outdoor Gym
Close Park is a public park in Radcliffe. It next to the River Irwell, approximately 3 miles from Bury town centre and 1 mile from Radcliffe town centre. On Boxing Day 2015, the river was swollen by much recent heavy rainfall and rose above its banks causing significant flooding in the surrounding area.

This photograph of Close Park was taken the on following morning, after the floodwater had subsided considerably. The land around the outdoor gym equipment is completely submerged.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 27 December, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 1 January, 2016
Geographical Context
Sport, Leisure  Park and Public Gardens  City, Town centre  Air, Sky, Weather 
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Iphone 4s 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 797 076 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:33.8933N 2:18.4054W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SD 797 076
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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