NY3116 : Thirlmere Reservoir

taken 27 years ago, near to Legburthwaite, Cumbria, Great Britain

Thirlmere Reservoir
Thirlmere Reservoir
Originally two smaller lakes, Thirlmere is three-and-a-half miles long, half a mile wide and 160ft deep. In 1889 it was purchased by the Manchester Corporation and dammed to become one reservoir. The settlements of Wythburn and Amboth were submerged in the process. Today the only remaining village feature is the church at Wythburn. Thirlmere supplies Manchester as well as other parts of North West England with water.
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Date Taken
October 1990   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 30 June, 2007
Category
Reservoir > Reservoir   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 312 167 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:32.4739N 3:3.8680W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 315 169
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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