NN9357 : Pitlochry Hydro-electric dam

taken 10 years ago, near to Pitlochry, Perth And Kinross, Great Britain

Pitlochry Hydro-electric dam
Pitlochry Hydro-electric dam
This dam on the River Tummel holds back the water that forms Loch Faskally. The 15MW generating station attracts lots of visitors, many coming to see salmon using the fish ladder, the lower part of which can be seen bottom left, to bypass the dam on their way up the river to spawn.
The Pitlochry dam houses the furthest downstream of the nine power stations that make up the Tummel hydro-electric scheme.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 22 May, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 23 May, 2011
Geographical Context
Energy infrastructure  Rivers, Streams, Drainage 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NN 935 577 [100m precision]
WGS84: 56:41.9736N 3:44.4103W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NN 936 576
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