SJ4875 : Helsby - view of the crag

near to Helsby, Cheshire, Great Britain

Helsby - view of the crag
Helsby - view of the crag
The image is taken from the car park on the Chester Road in the middle of the village (SJ 4884 7559) although the woods and crags behind the houses are in the next square SJ4975. It is hard to be anywhere in Helsby without seeing the crags - the northern end of the Cheshire Sandstone Ridge marking the former coastline when the Mersey (behind the photographer) was much wider than it is today. A rainy (grainy?) afternoon ...
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Date Taken
Saturday, 27 May, 2006   (more nearby)
Sunday, 28 May, 2006
Rock Feature > Crags   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 4884 7559 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:16.4887N 2:46.1190W
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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