TQ3707 : Dew Pond

taken 6 years ago, near to Kingston Near Lewes, East Sussex, Great Britain

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Dew Pond
Dew Pond
A Dew pond is an artificial pond usually sited on the top of a hill, intended for watering livestock. Dew ponds are used in areas where a natural supply of surface water may not be readily available.

They are usually shallow, saucer-shaped and lined with puddled clay, chalk or marl on an insulating straw layer over a bottom layer of chalk or lime.

Despite the name, their primary source of water is believed to be rainfall rather than dew or mist.

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TQ3707, 37 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Thursday, 7 April, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 7 June, 2016
Geographical Context
Lakes, Wetland, Bog 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3791 0787 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:51.2347N 0:2.5269W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3790 0792
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