NN6039 : Lochan na Lairige dam

taken 9 years ago, 4 km from Milton Morenish, Perth And Kinross, Great Britain

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Lochan na Lairige dam
Lochan na Lairige dam
On the Tarmachans and Ben Lawers a system of tunnels and aqueducts collects water and diverts it into Lochan na Lairige. The massive buttress-type dam is 344m (1128 feet) long and 42m (138 feet) high. Water descends through a pipe, visible on the left, a vertical distance of 415m (1361 feet; the greatest drop of any Scottish hydro-electric scheme) to Finlarig power station on the shores of Loch Tay.
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Saturday, 10 April, 2010   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 11 April, 2010
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Reservoir > Dam   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NN 600 391 [100m precision]
WGS84: 56:31.4252N 4:16.6141W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NN 602 391
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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