TQ0694 : The Dragonfly Narrow Boat leaving Chess Lock No 81 on the Grand Union Canal at Rickmansworth

taken 9 years ago, near to Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, Great Britain

The Dragonfly Narrow Boat leaving Chess Lock No 81 on the Grand Union Canal at Rickmansworth
The Dragonfly Narrow Boat leaving Chess Lock No 81 on the Grand Union Canal at Rickmansworth
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, 19 May, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 21 May, 2012
Geographical Context
Canals 
Canal (from Tags)
Lock  Grand Union 
Name (from Tags)
Grand Union Canal 
Place (from Tags)
Hertfordshire 
County (from Tags)
Hertfordshire 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 0623 9400 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:38.0873N 0:27.9874W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 0626 9403
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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