SO2330 : The Grwyne Fawr Reservoir, 1

taken 22 days ago, near to Capel-y-Ffin, Powys, Great Britain

The Grwyne Fawr Reservoir, 1
The Grwyne Fawr Reservoir, 1
The reservoir was designed and built in the early 20th century to supply water to the industrial towns of the Welsh valleys such as Abertillery. The height of 526m (1725ft) meant that the water supply could be gravity fed. As a water supply facility it has now been decommissioned but is still an impressive feature at the top of the Grwyne Fawr valley.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 28 December, 2017   (more nearby)
Friday, 29 December, 2017
Geographical Context
Uplands  Lakes, Wetland, Bog  Water resources  Moorland 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 2318 3084 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:58.2421N 3:7.1799W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 2328 3077
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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