Las Colonias Reservoir

Las Colonias Reservoir (tmp-c9a21)

Location: San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato 37720 San Miguel de Allende
Country: Mexico
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N 20° 55.137', W 100° 43.67'

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Presa las Colonias
Construida por la fábrica textil "La Aurora" al inicio del siglo XX. A través del largo tubo de hierro, esta empresa utilizó la fuerza del agua para generar electricidad - experiencia pionera en México. Con más de 100 años de vida y a pesar del azolvamiento y contaminación, la presa provee agua para el Jardín Botánico, además de ser un hábitat de una creciente vida silvestre.English:
Las Colonias Reservoir
Built at the beginning of the 20th century by the textile factory "La Aurora." Water passed through the long iron pipe and was used to generate electricity a pioneer project in Mexico. More than 100 years old, and in spite of its silting and pollution, it provides some water to the Botanic Garden. The reservoir is also an important habitat for increasing wildlife.
HM Numbertmp-c9a21
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Date Added Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 6:37pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14Q E 320311 N 2314145
Decimal Degrees20.91895000, -100.72783333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 20° 55.137', W 100° 43.67'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds20° 55' 8.22" N, 100° 43' 40.2" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near 14 Paloma, San Miguel de Allende Guanajuato 37720, MX
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