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Taken 10 months ago by N Chadwick near Brentford, Hounslow, England

Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
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. Read more at Wikipedia LinkExternal link
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Subject Grid Square TQ1678
Subject Lat/Long 51.491761,-0.324620 (click to view more nearby images)
Near Brentford, Hounslow, England
Photographer N Chadwick
Taken 20191202 201912 2019 (about 10 months ago)
Submitted 2020-09-15
Snippet The Grand Union Canal ·
Context Canals ·

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