NS3778 : Carman Reservoir

taken 7 years ago, near to Renton, West Dunbartonshire, Great Britain

This is 1 of 8 images, with title Carman Reservoir in this square
Carman Reservoir
Carman Reservoir
See NS3778 : Carman Reservoir for much more on the reservoir. The present picture, a wide-angle view, is intended to show much of the reservoir as well as a footpath that leads around it.

To give an indication of the angular width of the image, the small patch of woodland on the hillside in the right background, on the far side of the reservoir, is the site of NS3779 : Millburn Muir transmitter, due north from here, while the furthest visible part of the path, winding around the left-hand edge of the reservoir, is due WSW.

The prominent background hill, right of centre, is Carman Hill (NS37177948).
Carman Reservoir

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
Monday, 20 January, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 1 February, 2014
Geographical Context
Paths  Derelict, Disused  Water resources 
Former (from Tags)
Reservoir 
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Wideangle 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3767 7851 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:58.3234N 4:36.1646W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3780 7854
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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