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A dam is a barrier across flowing water that obstructs, directs or retards the flow, often creating a reservoir, lake or impoundment.
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SWSW33 km

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Water DamsDovestones - Saddleworth UK

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A dam in the north west of england, holding back the waters of Dovestone reservoir.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RedFerret

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/30/2010

last visited: 6/27/2011

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NN35.7 km

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Water DamsHebden Beck Dam (disused) - N. Yorks

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When the mines were active a large dam wall of waste stone was built across the valley to regulate the flow for the dressing floor downstream.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/30/2010

last visited: 4/21/2013

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EE48 km

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Water DamsThe Foss barrier – York, UK

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A barrier that can be lowered into the River Foss, to prevent backflow from the larger River Ouse when flooding is likely.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/2/2011

last visited: 3/10/2013

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NWNW85 km

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Water DamsFisher Tarn - Kendal, Cumbria UK

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An old water supply reservoir for Kendal, now used primarily for fishing. Owned by United Utilities. East of Kendal on the old Sedbergh Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member martlakes

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 1/29/2008

last visited: never

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NWNW92.9 km

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Water DamsSimpson Ground Reservoir Cumbria

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Simpson Ground Reservoir is a fresh water supply for Grange-over-sands in a Forestry Commission conifer plantation. Publicly accessible with public footpaths around. Popular walking venue.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/14/2006

last visited: 2/17/2008

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NWNW111.8 km

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Water DamsSeathwaite Tarn Dam.

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Seathwaite Tarn Reservoir,Cumbria England

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fellsmanhiker

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 1/24/2008

last visited: 1/12/2008

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NWNW120.5 km

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Water DamsThirlmere Dam, Cumbria

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Thirlmere dam was completed in 1894, to create a reservoir to supply clean water to the growing population 100 miles away in Manchester. The dam wall is actually two dams with a natural rock outcrop in the middle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/20/2007

last visited: never

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