SX2553 : River West Looe

taken 4 years ago, near to Looe, Cornwall, Great Britain

River West Looe
River West Looe
The River Looe is a river in south-east Cornwall, which flows into the English Channel at Looe. It has two main branches, the East Looe River and the West Looe River. The eastern branch has its source near St Cleer only 0.31 miles away from the Golitha Falls on the River Fowey, and flows south, passing close to the western outskirts of Liskeard. The western branch has its source near Dobwalls.
South of Liskeard, the Looe Valley Line railway follows the course of the East Looe River to Looe. The railway is so close to the river that flooding is a common occurrence.
The lowest stretch of the rivers combine to form the tidal harbour and estuary of Looe. The combined length of the two rivers (including the tidal confluence) is 30 miles

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Date Taken
Saturday, 22 April, 2017   (more nearby)
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Friday, 6 October, 2017
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Rivers, Streams, Drainage 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 2513 5388 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:21.5272N 4:27.5878W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 2535 5397
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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