TL4279 : Flood gate

taken 11 years ago, near to Mepal, Cambridgeshire, Great Britain

Flood gate
Flood gate
The Ouse Washes are there for draining the surrounding fenland so in wet periods the water level rises significantly and the roads that cross them are flooded, hence the gates there ready. In contrast, the railway is raised above the flood level and a raised footpath crosses the washes by this road.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 10 July, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 6 November, 2010
Category
Flood storage area   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 428 796 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:23.7577N 0:5.8908E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 428 796
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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