SD5995 : Northbound M6

taken 7 years ago, near to Beck Foot, Cumbria, Great Britain

Northbound M6
Northbound M6
The M6 motorway runs from junction 19 of the M1 at the Catthorpe Interchange, near Rugby to the Gretna junction (J45). Here it becomes the A74(M) which continues to Glasgow.
The M6 is the longest motorway in the United Kingdom (232 miles) and one of the busiest. It incorporates the first length of motorway opened in the UK (the Preston bypass in 1958) and forms part of a motorway "Backbone of Britain", running north-south between London and Glasgow via the industrial North of England. It is also part of the east-west route between the Midlands and the east coast ports.


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SD5995, 29 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Monday, 24 March, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 22 April, 2014
Geographical Context
Uplands  Roads, Road transport 
Motorway (from Tags)
M6 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 598 950 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:20.9856N 2:37.1331W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 599 950
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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