TV5397 : Dew Pond, Crowlink

taken 3 years ago, near to Friston, East Sussex, Great Britain

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Dew Pond, Crowlink
Dew Pond, Crowlink
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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TV5397, 77 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Saturday, 12 January, 2019   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 12 January, 2019
Geographical Context
Paths  Rivers, Streams, Drainage 
National Park (from Tags)
South Downs 
Place (from Tags)
South Downs 
Area (from Tags)
South Downs 
Near (from Tags)
Crowlink 
Primary Subject of Photo
Pond 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TV 5389 9721 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:45.2456N 0:10.8167E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TV 5391 9726
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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