SK9305 : Edith Weston, Rutland Water

taken 6 years ago, near to Edith Weston, Rutland, Great Britain

Edith Weston, Rutland Water
Edith Weston, Rutland Water
A few resident ducks follow a part of the 41.8 kilometre shore line of the largest man-made lake in western Europe. Completed in 1977, the reservoir covers 3,100 acres, has a storage capacity of 124,000 million litres (27,000 million gallons). It provides water for domestic and industrial consumption, and is also used for recreational purposes such as boating and fishing.
The dam is 1,200 metres long, and the maximum depth is 34 metres.
Normanton village lies beneath the water.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 12 September, 2015   (more nearby)
Saturday, 19 September, 2015
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Sport, Leisure  Lakes, Wetland, Bog  Water resources 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 9301 0591 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:38.5781N 0:37.6096W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 9302 0590
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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