SE7322 : Aire and Calder Navigation at Goole Marina

taken 3 months ago, near to Goole, East Riding of Yorkshire, Great Britain

Aire and Calder Navigation at Goole Marina
Aire and Calder Navigation at Goole Marina
The Aire and Calder Navigation consists of a number of discrete sections of canalised river, which enable boats of a reasonable size to reach Leeds. The original intention was to give Leeds a proper ship canal like Manchester's but that never happened.

The extant sections are 7.6km parallel to the river Aire between Knowsthorpe (Knostrop) and just below Woodlesford, 1.1km downstream of the confluence of the Aire and Calder at Castleford, and the longest section, c.30 km from Ferrybridge down to Goole Docks where it joins the Ouse downstream of its confluence with the Aire.

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Date Taken
Wednesday, 5 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 11 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Canals  Docks, Harbours 
Canal (from Tags)
Aire and Calder 
Camera (from Tags)
Panasonic DMC-G7 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 737 227 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:41.7492N 0:53.1071W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 736 227
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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