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Name Just some of the river bridges of Seville, Andalucia, Spain
The Bridges The pictures were taken on a short cruise on the River Guadalquivir
Pictures 1-6:
Puente de Isabel II or Triana Bridge
Built in 1852 with 3 cast iron arches of 43.5 m span
Pictures 7 - 12: Puente del Cachorro Easily recognisable with its canopies to shelter pedestrians from the sun
Two steel shallow arch box girders form a single span.
Pictures 14 - 18: Pasarela de la Cartuja A single steel spine box girder supports a pedestrian bridge that links Seville to the island of La Cartuja.
Pictures 20 - 23: Puente de San Telmo Two spans - one arch bridge and one smooth profile beam bridge.
Where River Guadalquivir, Seville, Spain
Latitude N 37 23' 26"
Longitude W 06 00' 23"
Why Connect various parts of Seville over the River Guadalquivir
How to read a bridge Read more about arches.....

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Pictures from Robert Gregory & David Blockley, UK - September 2008