SD7909 : River Irwell, downstream from Warth Bridge

taken 7 years ago, near to Fishpool, Bury, Great Britain

River Irwell, downstream from Warth Bridge
River Irwell, downstream from Warth Bridge
Looking downstream from Warth Bridge. The River Irwell has been swollen by recent heavy rainfall and is considerably higher (and wider) than usual.
River Irwell
The River Irwell rises on the Rossendale hills north of Bacup and flows south for 39 miles before joining the River Mersey west of Manchester. It was a very important river in the development of industry, during the Industrial revolution, in Lancashire.
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SD7909, 154 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 31 December, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 31 December, 2012
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Suburb, Urban fringe 
River (from Tags)
Irwell 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 7979 0903 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:34.6484N 2:18.4018W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 7971 0904
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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