SP6459 : Grand Union Canal, near Flore

taken 17 days ago, near to Flore, Northamptonshire, Great Britain

Grand Union Canal, near Flore
Grand Union Canal, near Flore
A narrowboat is moored on the non-towpath side where the canal curves round towards Flore Lane Bridge.
The Grand Union Canal
The Grand Union is a 137 mile (220km), 166 lock, 2 tunnel canal running between Brentford in London and Birmingham. It is the longest canal in Britain, and has 11 main arms and junctions. It takes over a week to navigate.

The Leicester arm branches off at Norton Junction and runs 66 miles long through 59 locks (including 2 staircase locks at Foxton) and 2 tunnels to Leicester where it continues into the River Soar.

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Date Taken
Saturday, 31 August, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 8 September, 2019
Geographical Context
Canals 
Primary Subject of Photo
Canal 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 6454 5910 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:13.5798N 1:3.3924W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 6454 5913
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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