Cogra Moss

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Cogra Moss
Cogra Moss, Cumbria - geograph.org.uk - 72796.jpg
Location Lake District
Coordinates 54°33′48″N 3°24′04″W / 54.56333°N 3.40111°W / 54.56333; -3.40111Coordinates: 54°33′48″N 3°24′04″W / 54.56333°N 3.40111°W / 54.56333; -3.40111
Type reservoir
Catchment area 245 hectares (0.95 sq mi)[1]
Basin countries United Kingdom
Surface area 16 hectares (40 acres)[1]
Average depth 5.4 metres (18 ft)[1]
Water volume 0.84×10^6 m3 (680 acre·ft)[1]
Shore length1 2 km (1.2 mi)[1]
Surface elevation 225 metres (738 ft)[1]
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Cogra Moss is a shallow reservoir to the east of the village of Lamplugh on the western edge of the English Lake District.[2] It was created by the damming of Rakegill Beck in about 1880, though its function as a water supply ceased in 1975. The reservoir, which is surrounded by forestry plantations on three sides, is popular with walkers and anglers.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "UK Lakes Detail". Eip.ceh.ac.uk. Retrieved 30 March 2017. 
  2. ^ Ordnance Survey 1:63360 scale Touring map & guide: Lake District
  3. ^ [1][dead link]