SE6828 : River Derwent, above Barmby Barrage

taken 23 days ago, near to Long Drax, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

River Derwent, above Barmby Barrage
River Derwent, above Barmby Barrage
The purpose of Barmby Barrage is to prevent the tide entering the River Derwent allowing more water to be extracted for domestic consumption. This is the view upstream from the barrage.
River Derwent (Yorkshire)
The Derwent rises on Fylingdale Moors (North Yorkshire Moors National Park) and flows 72 miles, mainly south to its junction with the River Ouse at Barmby Barrage. En route it passes through a number of glacial overflow channels, namely The Forge Valley ( Link ) and Kirkham Abbey Gorge. It originally would have had its mouth near Scarborough but this was blocked by glacial debris. The river is prone to flooding, to relieve this pressure the Victorians constructed the Sea Cut Link .
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Date Taken
Monday, 23 September, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 1 October, 2019
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage 
Primary Subject of Photo
River 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 6808 2868 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:45.0032N 0:58.1438W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 6805 2864
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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