NY3018 : Thirlmere

taken 12 years ago, near to Legburthwaite, Cumbria, Great Britain

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Thirlmere
Thirlmere
A view towards the slopes of Helvellyn from the northwestern corner of the lake. Thirlmere was created by the construction of a dam in 1894 to provide water for Manchester. There were previously two small lakes. The water makes its way to Heaton Park in Manchester purely by virtue of gravity. The lake is almost completely surrounded by forestry.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 29 November, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 8 December, 2008
Category
Lake   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 309 185 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:33.4200N 3:4.1989W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 307 188
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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