Scott Russell Aqueduct

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Scott Russell Aqueduct
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Scott Russell Aqueduct
Carries Union Canal
Crosses A720 bypass
Location Edinburgh
OS grid reference NT184706
Total length 330 feet (100.6 m)
Width 12.8 feet (3.9 m)
Boats can pass? No
Towpath(s) N Side
Coordinates 55°55′18″N 3°18′25″W / 55.9218°N 3.3070°W / 55.9218; -3.3070Coordinates: 55°55′18″N 3°18′25″W / 55.9218°N 3.3070°W / 55.9218; -3.3070
Looking down on the Edinburgh City bypass

The Scott Russell Aqueduct is an aqueduct carrying the Union Canal over the A720 bypass, west of Edinburgh, Scotland.

It is named after the Scottish naval engineer John Scott Russell who discovered the soliton or solitary wave near Bridge 11 on the Union Canal where a plaque in his memory can be found.

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