SD9208 : Source of the River Irk

near to Royton, Oldham, Great Britain

Source of the River Irk
Source of the River Irk
This marshy area of land between the towns of Shaw and Royton to the north of Oldham bears several springs which constitute the source of the River Irk. The Irk runs from here in a roughly southwesterly direction for about 20km (16km as the crow flies) to Manchester city centre where it joins the River Irwell (SJ8398 : River Irk joins the River Irwell
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Thursday, 24 November, 2005   (more nearby)
Sunday, 27 November, 2005
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OSGB36: geotagged! SD 9269 0872 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:34.5017N 2:6.7120W
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