SJ9099 : River Medlock at Medlock Vale

taken 2 years ago, near to Droylsden, Tameside, Great Britain

River Medlock at Medlock Vale
River Medlock at Medlock Vale
The River Medlock flows west from Tameside & Oldham into Manchester. It runs for 13 miles (including passing through Clayton Vale) before merging with the Irwell at Castlefield. The Industrial revolution exacted a heavy toll on the river, factories & waste tips lining its banks decreased the water quality to such an extent that the river stopped being able to support a fish population. Recent restoration has, however, improved water quality, the river was restocked with fish, and wildlife such as herons and kingfishers can often be seen now.

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SJ9099, 71 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 26 May, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 2 June, 2018
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Woodland, Forest 
Camera (from Tags)
Panasonic DMC-G7 
River (from Tags)
River Medlock 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 902 996 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:29.5970N 2:8.8785W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 902 996
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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River  River Valley  Medlock Vale  Trees  Riverbank 

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