J3474 : Pontoon, Belfast

taken 10 years ago, near to Belfast County Borough, Shankill, Ballymacarret, Cliftonville and Skegoneill, Northern Ireland

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Pontoon, Belfast
Pontoon, Belfast
A pontoon providing a floating platform for work on the underside of the Queen Elizabeth Bridge. There was also a safety boat (out of picture) in the event of anyone falling into the river.
The Queen Elizabeth Bridge, Belfast


The Queen Elizabeth bridge, across the River Lagan, opened in 1966. Part of a one-way system, it is used by outward traffic heading towards the Sydenham bypass (for north Down), east Belfast, Newtownards and the Ards Peninsula.

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Wednesday, 1 September, 2010   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 1 September, 2010
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Boat   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 344 744 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:36.0232N 5:55.2101W
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Irish: geotagged! J 345 745
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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