NZ2770 : Floating reedbed, Killingworth Lake

taken 10 years ago, near to Killingworth, North Tyneside, Great Britain

Floating reedbed, Killingworth Lake
Floating reedbed, Killingworth Lake
Around 1964, during the reclamation of the derelict pit sites, an attractive 6 hectare lake was created to the south of the centre of Killingworth new town. This floating reedbed was installed in 2005 to provide a spawning area for fish and nesting habitat for waterfowl. Mute swans and black-headed gulls can be seen.
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NZ2770, 54 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Thursday, 23 February, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 24 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Lakes, Wetland, Bog  Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2749 7087 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:1.8960N 1:34.2879W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 27484 70849
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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Lake  New Town  Mute Swans  Black-Headed Gulls  Reedbed  Floating Reedbed 

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