SU2878 : The M4, Baydon

taken 9 years ago, near to Baydon, Wiltshire, Great Britain

The M4, Baydon
The M4, Baydon
This is the highest point on the motorway linking South Wales and London and is at an altitude of approximately 750 feet. This stretch was opened in 1971. Cuttings and embankments even out the undulations on top of the downs. The descent west of here to Swindon is more marked than the gradual descent in this direction towards Reading.
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SU2878, 28 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 9 March, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 16 March, 2008
Category
Road > Motorway   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 282 785 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.2841N 1:35.7057W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 280 786
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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