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Friday, 26 April 2013

W is for Weir



Weirs are barriers across rivers to alter the flow characteristics and help prevent flooding. The river Thames has many along it's course some more impressive than others.
Abingdon weir with gates open

And where the water flows the weirpool.

One of the nicer ones along the Thames, Buscot Weir.
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8 comments:

  1. Wonderful photos. The last one is gorgeous.

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  2. Interesting! I hadn't heard that term before. Thank you for the photos!

    Shannon at The Warrior Muse

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  3. See, weir might be a REAL English word. :-) Lacey on Weir.

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  4. Ditto. More great photos. All your photos have made me more determined to visit UK.

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  5. These are great photos. I feel like I can hear the water. I even got a bit wet.
    Don't be a Hippie
    Take 25 to Hollister

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  6. great shots! little bigger like my ones :)

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  7. .. but we have the letter P at picstory :)

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