J3474 : The Lagan Walkway, Belfast (3)

taken 11 years ago, near to Shankill, Belfast County Borough, Ballymacarret, Beal Feirste and Cliftonville, Northern Ireland

The Lagan Walkway, Belfast (3)
The Lagan Walkway, Belfast (3)
See J3472 : The Lagan Walkway, Belfast (2). The section of the walkway, at Gregg’s Quay (seen in J3474 : The Laganside Walkway, Belfast), with a coating of compacted snow. The frozen Lagan is on the right. Continue to J3474 : The Lagan Walkway, Belfast (4).
The frozen River Lagan, Belfast 2010

The severe weather conditions, since before Christmas 2009, have caused the River Lagan, in Belfast, to freeze over. This is next to unheard of and is due, not just to the cold weather but (possibly) the reduced salinity of the river (downstream of the Stranmillis weir), as a side effect of the Lagan Weir at the Queen Elizabeth Bridge. In some places, a frost has settled on the frozen surface.

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Sunday, 10 January, 2010   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 10 January, 2010
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Irish: geotagged! J 345 743 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:35.9517N 5:55.1301W
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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