NY2327 : Floods near Keswick in 2009

taken 12 years ago, near to Thornthwaite, Cumbria, Great Britain

Floods near Keswick in 2009
Floods near Keswick in 2009
Considered by researchers to be the worst floods in the area for 600 years, the floods of November 2009 joined Bassenthwaite Lake and Derwentwater to form a single lake for the first time in over a century. The low lying land at the head of Bassenthwaite Lake was entirely flooded.
The lakes had originally formed as a single lake, but the alluvial fan from the River Greta extended across the valley dividing it in two. The December 2015 floods again re-joined the lakes.
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Date Taken
Friday, 20 November, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 11 August, 2021
Geographical Context
Lakes, Wetland, Bog 
Lake (from Tags)
Bassenthwaite Lake 
Near (from Tags)
Keswick 
Primary Subject of Photo
Flood 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 23650 27176 [1m precision]
WGS84: 54:38.0346N 3:11.0592W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 23660 27243
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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Flood  Flood Plain  Flood Waters  Bassenthwaite Lake  2009  Lake District  Cumbria 

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