NS4276 : Garshake Reservoir

taken 9 years ago, near to Bellsmyre, West Dunbartonshire, Great Britain

This is 1 of 4 images, with title Garshake Reservoir in this square
Garshake Reservoir
Garshake Reservoir
For further details, see another contributor's earlier photograph: NS4276 : Garshake Reservoir - Drained. For two distant views, one taken when the reservoir was still in use, and the other 21 years later, see NS4276 : Garshake Reservoir and NS4276 : Garshake Reservoir.

The present photograph was taken from the northern corner of the fence that surrounds the disused reservoir. As a check on view direction, a small double bump at the centre of the skyline is Dumbowie Hill, its more pointed SE summit behind and just to the left of its more rounded NW one: Link

In one of his "Streetwise" features in the Lennox Herald newspaper (issue of 28th July 2006), Billy Scobie records that a German sea-mine was discovered embedded in the silt in this reservoir in 1982.
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Date Taken
Friday, 23 December, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 2 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Derelict, Disused  Water resources 
Former (from Tags)
Reservoir 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 4231 7658 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:57.3768N 4:31.6407W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 4231 7666
View Direction
SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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