TQ1977 : Kew Green pond

taken 4 years ago, near to Kew, Richmond Upon Thames, Great Britain

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Kew Green pond
Kew Green pond
Mostly frozen over on this bitterly cold January day.

Richmond Council's website (LinkExternal link ) describes the pond: 'Originally thought to have been a natural pond fed from a creek of the tidal Thames, Kew pond now has no natural inflow. During high (spring) tides sluice gates are opened to allow river water to fill the pond via an underground channel. The pond is located to the northeast of Kew Green. It is concreted, rectangular in shape and contains important reedbed habitat which is vital for conservation and resident water birds. The pond is managed in partnership with the Friends of Kew Pond.'
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Date Taken
Thursday, 26 January, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 15 February, 2017
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Park and Public Gardens  Lakes, Wetland, Bog  Suburb, Urban fringe 
Primary Subject of Photo
Pond 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 1915 7758 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:29.0778N 0:17.1251W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 1912 7757
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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