SE6828 : Barmby Lock

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

Barmby Lock
Barmby Lock
Barmby Lock allows vessels to enter and leave the River Derwent adjacent to Barmby 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 
River (from Tags)
River Derwent 
Primary Subject of Photo
River 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 6806 2863 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:44.9764N 0:58.1627W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 6806 2863
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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