SD6100 : Abram Flashes

taken 7 years ago, near to Bryn Gates, Wigan, Great Britain

Abram Flashes
Abram Flashes
Abram Flashes are a series of smaller subsidence flashes alongside the south and west side of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal, between the Wigan Flashes and Pennington Flash.

The area has been designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest SSSI. It is locally important for wintering waterfowl which use the whole Wigan Flashes complex, and lower water levels, particularly in autumn, can provide valuable feeding and roosting habitat for migrant waders.

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Date Taken
Sunday, 25 March, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 26 March, 2012
Geographical Context
Lakes, Wetland, Bog 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 6144 0008 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:29.7600N 2:34.9628W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 6141 0007
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Lake  Flash  Pond  Marsh  Site of Special Scientific Interest  SSSI 

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