J3125 : The Silent Valley from Ben Crom

taken 1 month ago, 7 km from Kilcoo, Northern Ireland

The Silent Valley from Ben Crom
The Silent Valley from Ben Crom
Looking down into the Silent Valley from the lower slopes of Ben Crom, just above the reservoir.
The Ben Crom Reservoir

The reservoir, the last part of the Belfast Water Commissioners plan for the area, was constructed in the upper Silent Valley from 1953-57 to hold and supply water into the larger Silent Valley Reservoir below. The dam wall is 700 feet across and the reservoir has a total capacity of 1.7 million gallons.

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Date Taken
Saturday, 10 April, 2021   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 11 April, 2021
Geographical Context
Energy infrastructure  Uplands  Lakes, Wetland, Bog  Water resources 
Primary Subject of Photo
Reservoir  Valley 
Place (from Tags)
Silent Valley  Mourne Mountains 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 313 255 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:9.7426N 5:59.4263W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 313 256
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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Reservoir  Ben Crom  Mountains of Mourne  Kingdom of Mourne  Silent Valley  Mournes  Mourne 

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