NN6039 : Lawers Dam

taken 10 years ago, 4 km from Milton Morenish, Perth And Kinross, Great Britain

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Lawers Dam
Lawers Dam
A view taken in strong spring sunlight on the last Saturday in March. Still snowing.
The following information is taken from Scottish Hydro Electric's booklet "Power from the Glens":
The Lawers section [of the Breadalbane scheme] collects water through a system of tunnels and aqueducts and diverts it into Lochanna-Lairige, the main storage area which lies in the pass between Loch Tay and Glen Lyon. The water is held back by Lawers Dam, a massive buttress-type dam 344 metres long and 42 metres high.
Finlarig Power Station on the shores of Loch Tay uses this water by means of a pipeline and operates under a gross head of 415 metres, the highest currently available on any of Scottish Hydro Electric's schemes.
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NN6039, 25 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 28 March, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 29 March, 2009
Category
Hydroelectric works   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NN 600 391 [100m precision]
WGS84: 56:31.4252N 4:16.6141W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NN 601 391
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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