NS3778 : Carman Reservoir: embankment

taken 8 years ago, near to Renton, West Dunbartonshire, Great Britain

Carman Reservoir: embankment
Carman Reservoir: embankment
See NS3778 : Carman Reservoir for the details of the formation of the reservoir, and for other information. The sluice control NS3778 : Carman Reservoir: valve tower can be seen further ahead. NS3779 : Millburn Muir transmitter is in the left background.
Carman Reservoir

Known locally as the Dam. See Link (in a Geograph article) for further information. The reservoir, which was officially opened in 1886, is now disused; there is a trout fishery based alongside it. Carman Reservoir was created by damming and enlarging an existing Carman Loch, which was itself artificial: the loch had been created in connection with the nearby Millburn Works; it was also occasionally used for curling.

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Date Taken
Friday, 9 August, 2013   (more nearby)
Monday, 16 September, 2013
Geographical Context
Derelict, Disused  Water resources 
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Place (from Tags)
Carman Reservoir 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3795 7870 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:58.4314N 4:35.9026W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3792 7866
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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