J2725 : Granite marker near Spelga Dam

taken 12 years ago, 6 km from Kilcoo, Northern Ireland

Granite marker near Spelga Dam
Granite marker near Spelga Dam
One of many granite marker stones running alongside the Slievenaman Road close to the Spelga Dam.
Spelga Dam :: J2627

Spelga Dam is a reservoir in the Mourne Mountains. It was constructed 1953-1957 and supplies water to parts of Counties Armagh and Down. Together with nearby Fofanny Reservoir, it can supply 6,500,000 gallons of water per day and discharges 500,000 gallons a day back into the River Bann.

See LinkExternal link for a video on the construction of the dam.

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Date Taken
Saturday, 23 October, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 26 October, 2010
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Stone marker   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 273 259 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:10.0126N 6:3.0608W
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Irish: geotagged! J 273 259
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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