SU7195 : Shirburn Hill

taken 13 years ago, near to Christmas Common, Oxfordshire, Great Britain

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Shirburn Hill
Shirburn Hill
Saucer-shaped depressions like these on hillsides in the Chilterns are very probably the result of freeze-thaw action at the end of the last Ice Age. The permanently frozen subsoil caused rain and meltwater to be trapped near the surface as it moved downhill, gradually eroding the surface.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 21 January, 2006   (more nearby)
Sunday, 22 January, 2006
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 716 951 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:39.0086N 0:57.9900W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 714 950
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