SX7559 : Hazard Quarry

taken 9 years ago, near to Belsford, Devon, Great Britain

Hazard Quarry
Hazard Quarry
Right beside SX7559 : Lime kilns near Hazard Quarry, and described in detail at LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) . "Medium sized limestone quarry. 200m long face and some smaller exposures. Quarry floor infilled and grassed over. A County Geological Site ... The quarry exposes a range of interesting geological features. The association of the quarry with the original lime
kilns is a feature of historical interest. The rocks present are limestones, overlain by volcanics forming a 30m high face. Fossil corals and stromatoporoids are present at the base. Small caves and other solution features are preserved." The face has been used for climbing in the past.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 12 February, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 16 February, 2009
Category
Quarry   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 755 591 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:25.1118N 3:45.2289W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 7548 5909
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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