SP9014 : Marsworth Bottom Lock No 8, Aylesbury Arm of the Grand Union Canal

taken 10 years ago, near to Wilstone, Hertfordshire, Great Britain

Marsworth Bottom Lock No 8, Aylesbury Arm of the Grand Union Canal
Marsworth Bottom Lock No 8, Aylesbury Arm of the Grand Union Canal
The Grand Union is a 137 mile (220km), 166 lock, 2 tunnel canal running between Brentford in London and Birmingham. It is the longest canal in Britain, and has 11 main arms and junctions. It takes over a week to navigate.

The Leicester arm branches off at Norton Junction and runs 66 miles long through 59 locks (including 2 staircase locks at Foxton) and 2 tunnels to Leicester where it continues into the River Soar.

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Sunday, 1 May, 2011   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 1 May, 2011
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Canals 
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Grand Union Canal 
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Grand Union 
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OSGB36: geotagged! SP 905 144 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:49.2592N 0:41.2503W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SP 905 143
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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