J3473 : Footbridge, Lagan walkway, Belfast (2)

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

Footbridge, Lagan walkway, Belfast (2)
Footbridge, Lagan walkway, Belfast (2)
See J3473 : Footbridge, Lagan walkway, Belfast. The footbridge, looking towards the Ormeau Bridge, with the partly-frozen Lagan on the left.
The frozen River Lagan, Belfast 2010 :: J3474

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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Footbridge   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 344 733 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:35.4519N 5:55.2206W
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Irish: geotagged! J 344 733
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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