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)
Submitted
Sunday, 29 November, 2020
Geographical Context
Uplands  Lakes, Wetland, Bog 
Place (from Tags)
Mourne Mountains 
Primary Subject of Photo
Reservoir 
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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