SK4531 : An der schoenen blauen D . .

taken 5 months ago, near to Shardlow, Derbyshire, Great Britain

An der schoenen blauen D . . .
An der schoenen blauen D . . .
Not the beautiful Blue Danube of the waltz, just the Derbyshire Derwent.
View from the footbridge near Church Wilne.
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
Sunday, 7 January, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 10 January, 2018
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage 
River (from Tags)
Derwent (Derbyshire) 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4515 3149 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:52.7393N 1:19.8337W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4520 3145
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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