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TITLE
Caledonian Canal: Fort Augustus water outflow
EXTERNAL ID
PC_ERNESTCOOK_008
PLACENAME
Fort Augustus
DISTRICT
Aird
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Boleskine and Abertarff
PERIOD
1980s
CREATOR
Ernest Cooke
SOURCE
Ernest Cooke
ASSET ID
22430
KEYWORDS
Caledonian Canal
canal
Fort Augustus
1803
1822
Thomas Telford
water outflow
Caledonian Canal: Fort Augustus water outflow

A view of a water outflow on the Caledonian Canal, near Fort Augustus.

The Caledonian Canal extends from Corpach, in the Great Glen near Fort William, 100 kilometres north-east to Inverness. Designed by the prolific Scottish engineer Thomas Telford, the canal was built between 1803 and 1822 at a cost of £840,000. Initially intended as trade route, today it is mainly travelled by pleasure crafts.

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Caledonian Canal: Fort Augustus water outflow

INVERNESS: Boleskine and Abertarff

1980s

Caledonian Canal; canal; Fort Augustus; 1803; 1822; Thomas Telford; water outflow

Ernest Cooke

Caledonian Canal Refurbishment, 1984

A view of a water outflow on the Caledonian Canal, near Fort Augustus.<br /> <br /> The Caledonian Canal extends from Corpach, in the Great Glen near Fort William, 100 kilometres north-east to Inverness. Designed by the prolific Scottish engineer Thomas Telford, the canal was built between 1803 and 1822 at a cost of £840,000. Initially intended as trade route, today it is mainly travelled by pleasure crafts.