SE7322 : Goole Marina

taken 5 months ago, near to Goole, East Riding of Yorkshire, Great Britain

Goole Marina
Goole Marina
The entrance to the Goole Marina from the Knottingley and Goole Canal (Aire and Calder Navigation).
Aire and Calder Navigation
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 
Camera (from Tags)
Panasonic DMC-G7 
Canal (from Tags)
Aire and Calder 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 738 227 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:41.7538N 0:53.0252W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 737 227
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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Knottingley and Goole Canal  Aire and Calder Navigation  Narrow Boats  Houseboat  Marina 

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