OV0000 : Oh, that I had the wings of a dOVe!

near to Staintondale, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Oh, that I had the wings of a dOVe!
Oh, that I had the wings of a dOVe!
After following Peter Standing's excellent directions OV0000 : Below Beast Cliff but stepping onto the slippery boulders three quarters of a mile to the north on a slippery January day rather than during the summer, I decided (wrongly) to take the more direct route to OV000000 along the lower cliffs instead. This shot, tantalizingly just outside the elusive gridsquare shows how close I was and how hard it would have been to get back up without sprouting wings! Just look at these curved overhangs in the soft cliff face. The erosion here is quite evident as my GPS map indicated I was much further away from the cliff edge instead of being perilously close. Hats off to Peter and partner NZ9900 : En route to OV 0000 (2) for reaching what must be one of the top gridsquares to add to ones Geograph collection.

Psalm 55 : 6
"I said, “Oh, that I had the wings of a dove! I would fly away and be at rest."
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2011
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OV0000, 10 images   (more nearby)
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Image classification?
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Date Taken
Sunday, 23 January, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 23 January, 2011
Category
Coastline   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! OV 000 000 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:23.1508N 0:27.6438W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 999 001
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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