SK4432 : River Derwent near Draycott

taken 1 year ago, near to Draycott, Derbyshire, Great Britain

River Derwent near Draycott
River Derwent near Draycott
On the right is the intake to Draycott Water Intake plant LinkExternal link
River Derwent (Derbyshire)
The Derwent is in Derbyshire. It is 66 miles long and is a tributary of the River Trent which it joins south of Derby. For half its course, the river flows through the Peak District.
Much of the river's route, with the exception of Derby, is rural. However the river has also seen many human uses, and between Matlock and Derby was one of the cradles of the Industrial Revolution, providing power to the first industrial scale cotton mills. Today it provides a water supply to several surrounding cities, and its steeply sided valley is an important communications corridor through the uplands of the Peak District.
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Date Taken
Friday, 11 August, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 17 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage 
River (from Tags)
Derwent (Derbyshire) 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4441 3272 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:53.4064N 1:20.4834W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4456 3268
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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