Forth & Clyde Ship Canal

Forth & Clyde Ship Canal (HM1NMT)

Location: Camelon FK1 4LS Falkirk
Country: United Kingdom
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N 56° 0.08', W 3° 50.498'

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International Historic Civil Engineering Landmark

Constructed:
Grangemouth to Glasgow - 1768-77
Glasgow to Bowling 1785-90
Closed: 1963 - - - Re-opened: 2001

Engineers: J. Smeaton, R. Mackell, R. Whitworth

This canal, which in addition to inland traffic, accommodated full-masted coastal ships between the North and Irish Seas, represents a world landmark in canal engineering development. The project significantly advanced the industrial revolution in Scotland, and its organization proved the model for civil engineering work down to the present.

In Recognition of the canal's "millennium link" regeneration

Presented 30 June 2000
by the
Instituion of Civil Engineers
and
American Society of Civil Engineers
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HM NumberHM1NMT
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Year Placed2000
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Date Added Sunday, September 6th, 2015 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)30V E 447511 N 6206547
Decimal Degrees56.00133333, -3.84163333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 56° 0.08', W 3° 50.498'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds56° 0' 4.8" N, 3° 50' 29.88" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near 147 Ochiltree Terrace, Camelon FK1 4LS, GB
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