NZ7100 : Oily Pond, Middle Head

4 km from Thorgill, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Oily Pond, Middle Head
Oily Pond, Middle Head
On one of the many tributaries of West Gill that cross the Lyke Wake Walk in this square. The oily film on the standing water is, I believe, natural resulting from the peat.
Lyke Wake Walk
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The Lyke Wake Race is held in conjunction with the Osmotherley Summer Games and run in an East to West direction finishing in the village. On 11 July 1981 the author won the race in a time of 4 hours 51 minutes thereby setting a new record which lasted for several years.

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Tuesday, 13 June, 2006   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 13 June, 2006
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 712 007 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:23.8082N 0:54.2916W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 712 007
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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