SP7287 : Duck at Market Harborough Union Wharf

taken 7 years ago, near to Market Harborough, Leicestershire, Great Britain

Duck at Market Harborough Union Wharf
Duck at Market Harborough Union Wharf
The Wharf at the end of the Market Harborough arm of the Grand Union Canal. A row of blue hire boats seen behind.
Union Wharf
Union Wharf is at the end of the Market Harborough Arm of the Grand Union Canal. The former wharf buildings have now been converted to dwellings and a restaurant.
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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Date Taken
Saturday, 2 July, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 3 July, 2011
Geographical Context
Canals 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 727 878 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:29.0458N 0:55.8523W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 727 878
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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