SJ9495 : Peak Forest Canal

taken 6 months ago, near to Hyde, Tameside, Great Britain

Peak Forest Canal
Peak Forest Canal
Approaching the tunnel under the M67 motorway.
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
Tuesday, 2 May, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 3 October, 2017
Geographical Context
Canals 
Motorway (from Tags)
M67 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9426 9529 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:27.2600N 2:5.2743W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9427 9527
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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