SJ9392 : Peak Forest Canal

taken 11 months ago, near to Romiley, Stockport, Great Britain

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Peak Forest Canal
Peak Forest Canal
Viewed from Hyde Road. The canal has just emerged here from the Woodley Tunnel.
Peak Forest Canal
The Peak Forest Canal runs for 15 miles between Ashton under Lyne and Whaley Bridge.

It was built to link the Ashton Canal with the tramways that brought limestone from the Peak District quarries.

The Lower Peak Forest Canal forms part of the "Cheshire Ring".

LinkExternal link Pennine Waterways website including a "virtual tour" of the canal
LinkExternal link and LinkExternal link for information on the history of the canal
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Date Taken
Saturday, 22 April, 2017   (more nearby)
Thursday, 28 September, 2017
Geographical Context
Canal (from Tags)
Peak Forest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9360 9222 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:25.6039N 2:5.8668W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9359 9219
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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