Doug Shepherd

Doug Shepherd

Posted on 06/09/2017


Photo taken on May 21, 2012

1/250 f/4.5 13.8 mm ISO 80

Canon PowerShot SX210 IS



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Northbound for Fort Augustus on the Caledonian Canal

Northbound for Fort Augustus on the Caledonian Canal
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The Caledonian Canal connects the Scottish east coast at Inverness with the west coast at Corpach near Fort William in Scotland. The canal was constructed in the early nineteenth century by Scottish engineer Thomas Telford, and is a sister canal of the Göta Canal in Sweden, also constructed by Telford.

The canal runs some 60 miles (97 km) from northeast to southwest. Only one third of the entire length is man-made, the rest being formed by Loch Dochfour, Loch Ness, Loch Oich, and Loch Lochy. These lochs are located in the Great Glen, on a geological fault in the Earth's crust. There are 29 locks (including eight at Neptune's Staircase, Banavie), four aqueducts and 10 bridges in the course of the canal.

The canal has several names in Scottish Gaelic including Amar-Uisge/Seòlaid a' Ghlinne Mhòir ("Waterway of the Great Glen"), Sligh'-Uisge na h-Alba ("Waterway of Scotland") and a literal translation (An) Canàl Cailleannach.

Martine, ColRam, fifi, Tanja - Loughcrew and 5 other people have particularly liked this photo


8 comments - The latest ones
S Drury
S Drury
Another lovely tranquil scene here Doug and another one sailing into my fav's folder with a YS

Best wishes ... Steve
5 months ago.
Doug Shepherd has replied to S Drury
Thanks once again Steve - it was a cracking day, little wind and lots of sunshine!!

All the best, Doug
5 months ago.
Martin Humphreys
Martin Humphreys
Excellent as always Doug
5 months ago.
Doug Shepherd has replied to Martin Humphreys
Many thanks Martin, I'm glad that you like it.

Best regards, Doug
5 months ago.
Andy Rodker
Andy Rodker
A wonderful shot, Doug. Best wishes,
Andy
5 months ago.
Doug Shepherd has replied to Andy Rodker
Thanks a lot Andy, glad that you like it.

All the best, Doug
5 months ago.
Jaap van 't Veen
Jaap van 't Veen
Wonderful composition Doug.
5 months ago.
Doug Shepherd has replied to Jaap van 't Veen
Your appreciation is very welcome Jaap, that you.

Best wishes, Doug
5 months ago.