SD6991 : The Dent Fault

taken 10 years ago, near to West Mostard, Cumbria, Great Britain

The Dent Fault
The Dent Fault
The Dent Fault runs from left to right across the middle of this picture. It is a major fracture in the earth's crust and formed about 290 million years ago. Adam Sedgwick, a pioneering geologist, was the first to discover this important fault.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 24 October, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 28 February, 2009
Category
Geological feature   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 693 915 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:19.1109N 2:28.3885W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 694 914
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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