SE7422 : Storage Silos, Goole South Dock Basin

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

Storage Silos, Goole South Dock Basin
Storage Silos, Goole South Dock Basin
The Aire and Calder Navigation approaching Goole Docks.
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 741 228 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:41.8156N 0:52.7146W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 743 229
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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Aire and Calder Navigation  Goole Harbour  Knottingley and Goole Canal  Silos 

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