SD7669 : Glacial erratic, Norber

taken 8 years ago, near to Austwick, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Glacial erratic, Norber
Glacial erratic, Norber
One of several hundred erratics which are spread across a low ridge at Norber, having been dumped there by a glacier which transported them from nearby Crummack Dale. This one sits nicely on a limestone plinth, and there is a theory that the erratics have protected the limestone underneath them from erosion. However there is some debate as to the natural erosion rate of the limestone compared to that which is protected.
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SD7669, 79 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 12 August, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 23 September, 2009
Category
Erratics   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 767 699 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:7.4980N 2:21.4439W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 766 699
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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