J2627 : Culvert, Spelga

taken 1 year ago, 4 km from Kilcoo, Northern Ireland

Culvert, Spelga
Culvert, Spelga
A stream running off Slievenamuck which has been culverted under the Spelga Pass and into the reservoir.
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  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Roads, Road transport 
Place (from Tags)
Mourne Mountains 
Primary Subject of Photo
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 268 273 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:10.7575N 6:3.4485W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 268 273
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Culvert Under Road  Stream Culvert  Kingdom of Mourne  Mountains of Mourne 

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