SE0516 : Scammonden Dam

taken 10 years ago, near to Moselden Height, Kirklees, Great Britain

Scammonden Dam
Scammonden Dam
The dam was completed in 1971 as part of the contract for the construction of the Pennine section of the M62 motorway. It consist of 4.5 million cubic yards of rockfill, with a clay core. The clay was imported from the Gildersome to Lofthouse Section of the M62. The dam was officially opened by Her Majesty the Queen on the 14th October 1971.
Further information can be found on LinkExternal link in the section for the West Riding of Yorkshire, M62.Boundary to Pole Moor.
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Date Taken
Friday, 19 October, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 17 February, 2008
Category
Reservoir > Dam   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 052 167 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:38.8069N 1:55.3234W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 055 164
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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