TL4045 : Disused watercress bed

taken 10 years ago, near to Fowlmere, Cambridgeshire, Great Britain

Disused watercress bed
Disused watercress bed
View from Spring Hide. Just to the left of this photo you can often see the springs bubbling to the surface. In winter, when the springs are active, the pond does not ice over. This is very important for birds such as kingfishers and water rails. The springs are located within the compacted Melbourn rock. The aquifer supplying the springs at Fowlmere has in the past provided water for Cambridge, Royston and surrounding villages.
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TL4045, 93 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 26 December, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 5 January, 2008
Geographical Context
Lakes, Wetland, Bog 
Primary Subject of Photo
Pond 
Category
Pond   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 408 453 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:5.3094N 0:3.2718E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 408 453
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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