SJ6199 : Lightshaw Flash

taken 8 years ago, near to Lowton, Wigan, Great Britain

Lightshaw Flash
Lightshaw Flash
One of the "Abram Flashes", 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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SJ6199, 13 images   (more nearby )
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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! SJ 6165 9973 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:29.5721N 2:34.7703W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 6155 9978
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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Flash  Lake  Wetland  Marsh  Silt 

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