J2627 : Spelga Dam

taken 1 year ago, 5 km from Kilcoo, Northern Ireland

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Spelga Dam
Spelga Dam
The reservoir at Spelga in the Mournes.
Spelga Dam

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, 28 November, 2020   (more nearby)
Sunday, 29 November, 2020
Geographical Context
Uplands  Lakes, Wetland, Bog 
Place (from Tags)
Mourne Mountains 
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Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 268 271 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:10.6768N 6:3.4615W
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Irish: geotagged! J 268 272
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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Spelga  Spelga Dam  Reservoir  Kingdom of Mourne  Mountains of Mourne 

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