2012

NY4756 : Cairn Beck fish pass

taken 12 years ago, near to Warwick Bridge, Cumbria, England

Cairn Beck fish pass
Cairn Beck fish pass
This was built in 2003, to enable migratory fish such as salmon, lamprey, sea trout and brown trout to access spawning and nursery habitats in the upper reaches of the stream. Water flow is slowed down by metal plates set in the slope. This weir, and another upstream, had stopped the movement of fish for more than 100 years. Cairn Beck is a tributary of the River Eden.
(Description mainly drawn from an adjacent information board).

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Geographical Context: Rivers, Streams, Drainage Place: Warwick Bridge other tags: Cairn Beck Fish Pass Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · River [12] · Cairn Beck [4] Other Photos: · George pub sign, Warwick Bridge 2007 ·
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Photographer
Rose and Trev Clough   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 6 May, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 4 June, 2012
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 4764 5687 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:54.2275N 2:49.0853W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NY 4764 5687
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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