Scott Russell Aqueduct

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.

ee also

*List of canal aqueducts in Great Britain

External links

* [http://www.ma.hw.ac.uk/solitons/press.html Heriot-Watt University; 1995 re-creation of the first sighting of a soliton]

* [http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/internet/Attachments/Internet/Transport/Walking_and_cycling/Exploring_Edinburgh_car-free/Union_Canal.pdf City of Edinburgh Council: pdf Leaflet about the Union Canal]


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