TF1839 : Pylon on Little Hale Fen

taken 1 year ago, 4 km from Northorpe, Lincolnshire, Great Britain

Pylon on Little Hale Fen
Pylon on Little Hale Fen
The Fens, also known as the Fenland, is a naturally marshy region in eastern England. Most of the fens were drained several centuries ago, resulting in a flat, damp, low-lying agricultural region.
A fen is the local name for an individual area of marshland or former marshland and also designates the type of marsh typical of the area, which has neutral or alkaline water chemistry and relatively large quantities of dissolved minerals, but few other plant nutrients.
Fenland primarily lies around the coast of the Wash; it reaches into four counties: Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire, Norfolk and a small area of Suffolk, as well as the historic county of Huntingdonshire. In whole it occupies an area of nearly 1,500 sq miles.
Most of the Fenland lies within a few metres of sea level. As with similar areas in the Netherlands, much of the Fenland originally consisted of fresh- or salt-water wetlands, which have been artificially drained and continue to be protected from floods by drainage banks and pumps.

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TF1839, 15 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 3 July, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 4 July, 2019
Geographical Context
Energy infrastructure  Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Flat landscapes 
Primary Subject of Photo
Pylon 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 1824 3998 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:56.6515N 0:14.5091W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 1828 3992
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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