SK9205 : Edith Weston, Rutland Water

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

Edith Weston, Rutland Water
Edith Weston, Rutland Water
Coarse fishing boat jetty on the largest man-made lake in western Europe. In the distance is a large gathering of yachts.
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. A walk around the shoreline is about 41.8 kilometres.
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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 9298 0592 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:38.5838N 0:37.6361W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 9302 0592
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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