TL5681 : The 2021 University Boat Race course on the River Great Ouse

taken 4 months ago, near to Queen Adelaide, Cambridgeshire, Great Britain

The 2021 University Boat Race course on the River Great Ouse
The 2021 University Boat Race course on the River Great Ouse
The 2021 University Boat Race, between crews from Cambridge and Oxford, took place between Ely and Littleport. It was moved from its traditional course on the River Thames because of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and also safety concerns with Hammersmith Bridge over the Thames. No crowds were allowed to watch this race with roads, footpaths and bridges adjacent to the course all being closed to the public, see Link
The 1944 race was also held on this straight stretch of the River Great Ouse between Queen Adelaide near Ely and Littleport. The 1944 race finished here and there is a plaque in the bank to commemorate the event, see Link
The 2021 race was rowed in the opposite direction, it started here and the crews raced away from the camera towards Littleport.
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Date Taken
Monday, 29 March, 2021   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 31 March, 2021
Geographical Context
Sport, Leisure  Rivers, Streams, Drainage 
River (from Tags)
River Great Ouse 
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River 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 5659 8167 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:24.6375N 0:18.0455E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TL 56545 81463
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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