SP7006 : View over the old bridge parapet, Thame

taken 5 years ago, near to Thame, Oxfordshire, Great Britain

View over the old bridge parapet, Thame
View over the old bridge parapet, Thame
Taken from SP7006 : Thame Bridge on the old Thame Road looking westwards over the wrought iron parapet of the bridge at the swollen River Thame.
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
Tuesday, 18 February, 2014
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Suburb, Urban fringe 
River (from Tags)
Thame 
Place (from Tags)
Thame 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 7027 0649 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:45.1623N 0:59.0057W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 7035 0650
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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