SP7211 : Pipe bridge of the River Thame

taken 6 years ago, near to Cuddington, Buckinghamshire, Great Britain

Pipe bridge of the River Thame
Pipe bridge of the River Thame
A pipeline is carried by bridges across both channels of the River Thame to the south of Cuddington Bridges. This is the pipe bridge over the more easterly of the two channels. The river was particularly high due to weeks of almost constant rain.
River Thame
The River Thame (pronounced "Tame") rises in the northern Chilterns as a combination of several streams to the north of Aylesbury. It meanders for about 40 miles through Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire, past the town named after it until it meets The Thames at Dorchester on Thames (Oxon). At most times it is a fairly insubstantial river, especially in its more northerly reaches, but after heavy rains it can become far bigger - such as after the prolonged series of downpours experienced from Dec 2013 to Feb 2014; then it bursts its banks and floods the neighbouring land - mostly farmland - in its wide shallow valley.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 15 February, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 17 February, 2014
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage 
River (from Tags)
Thame 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 7287 1130 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:47.7367N 0:56.6858W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 7287 1132
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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