0 Likes

Benson Weir and Lock
England
Benson Lock is on the River Thames close to Benson, Oxfordshire. Built in 1870. The distance between Benson Lock and Cleeve Lock downstream is 6.5 miles (10.4 km) - the longest distance between locks on the non-tidal River Thames. The lock's maximum rise and fall is 6'2". The weir runs from the lock island level with the lock across to the Benson side. There is a footbridge over the weir which replaced the ferry which operated here previously.
Copyright: Rob Bowker
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 5000x2500
Hochgeladen: 26/12/2012
Aktualisiert: 14/10/2014
Angesehen:

...


Tags: thames; lock; weir
comments powered by Disqus

Rob Bowker
St Peters Church
Rob Bowker
Crowmarsh Gifford
Rob Bowker
St Mary Magdalene
Nikhilesh Haval
Wallingford Town Centre
Rob Bowker
St Leonards
Rob Bowker
St Marys Newnham Murren
Rob Bowker
Cholsey and Wallingford Railway
Ian.R Cartwright: Institute of Archaeology Oxford
Dorchester on Thames Archaeological Training Excavations 2014. Oxford University
Ian.R Cartwright: Institute of Archaeology Oxford
Dorchester on Thames Archaeological Excavation Oxford University 2013
Ian.R Cartwright: Institute of Archaeology Oxford
Dorchester on Thames Archaeological Training Excavations 2014. Oxford University
Ian.R Cartwright: Institute of Archaeology Oxford
Dorchester on Thames Archaeological Excavation Oxford University 2013
Ian.R Cartwright: Institute of Archaeology Oxford
Dorchester on Thames. Archaeological excavation 2013.Oxford University
Taro Tsubomura
Night view from Hakodateyama
H.J.Weber
Paris - Eiffeltower view from the 2nd lookout platform to s/e
bibouroku tabito
Kiunkaku  Garden  (Atami-shi)
Dick Schippers
The Laren Mill
Ian Britton
Old engines near Marley Hill Engine Shed
Dmitrij Slediuk
Aerial panorama of Kremenchuk beach
John Roberts
Angel's Window at Point Royal, Grand Canyon, Arizona, USA
Olivier Joseph
Sur le chemin du Jas-Lacroix
Merle Layden
Delphi Theatre Pano
Olivier Joseph
Le village de Puget-Rostang
Mikal Preston
Sedona views from airport
bibouroku tabito
Kiunkaku  Kirin-room  (Atami-shi)
Rob Bowker
St Marys Newnham Murren
Rob Bowker
St Peters Church
Rob Bowker
Camping in the Vendée
Rob Bowker
Cholsey and Wallingford Railway
Rob Bowker
Whaley Bridge Cricket Pitch
Rob Bowker
Torr Vale footbridge
Rob Bowker
Didcot A Power Station cooling towers
Rob Bowker
St Mary Magdalene
Rob Bowker
The Torrs
Rob Bowker
St Andrew's Church
Rob Bowker
St Mary's Church
Rob Bowker
Benson Weir and Lock
More About Europe

Europe is generally agreed to be the birthplace of western culture, including such legendary innovations as the democratic nation-state, football and tomato sauce.The word Europe comes from the Greek goddess Europa, who was kidnapped by Zeus and plunked down on the island of Crete. Europa gradually changed from referring to mainland Greece until it extended finally to include Norway and Russia.Don't be confused that Europe is called a continent without looking like an island, the way the other continents do. It's okay. The Ural mountains have steadily been there to divide Europe from Asia for the last 250 million years. Russia technically inhabits "Eurasia".Europe is presently uniting into one political and economic zone with a common currency called the Euro. The European Union originated in 1993 and is now composed of 27 member states. Its headquarters is in Brussels, Belgium.Do not confuse the EU with the Council of Europe, which has 47 member states and dates to 1949. These two bodies share the same flag, national anthem, and mission of integrating Europe. The headquarters of the Council are located in Strasbourg, France, and it is most famous for its European Court of Human Rights. In spite of these two bodies, there is still no single Constitution or set of laws applying to all the countries of Europe. Debate rages over the role of the EU in regards to national sovereignty. As of January 2009, the Lisbon Treaty is the closest thing to a European Constitution, yet it has not been approved by all the EU states. Text by Steve Smith.