SH6743 : Tanygrisiau reservoir

taken 14 years ago, near to Tanygrisiau, Gwynedd, Great Britain

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Tanygrisiau reservoir
Tanygrisiau reservoir
The reservoir is the lower basin of a hydroelectric storage system, the other half of which is Llyn Stwlan[1]. The diverted tracks of the Ffestiniog railway run on the opposite shore. The photograph was taken from just SE of the outflow. The hill in the background is Moel yr Hydd. The square contains mostly wet grassland on this side (E) of the stream, and steep moorland on the slopes of Moelwyn Mawr on the other. The western lakeside path crosses an abandoned mine.
1. Llyn Stwlan :: SH6644
The top reservoir of Ffestiniog Pumped Storage Scheme, which is held in place by Stwlan Dam, a highly visible local landmark (when it's not foggy).
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Date Taken
Saturday, 9 October, 2004   (more nearby)
Thursday, 6 October, 2005
Geographical Context
Water resources 
Primary Subject of Photo
Reservoir > Reservoir   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 678 437 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:58.4581N 3:58.2130W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 679 435
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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