NY8129 : Deposit of tufa formed in Red Sike

4 km from Harwood, County Durham, Great Britain

Deposit of tufa formed in Red Sike
Deposit of tufa formed in Red Sike
A delicate bubble-like calcium deposit resulting from the actions of blue-green algae among the resistant rocks of the Whin Sill in the bed of Red Sike NY8129 : Red Sike, upstream
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Widdybank Fell Nature Trail :: NY8130
The walk starts at Cow Green car park and takes you over Widdybank Fell along the tarmac track to Cow Green dam and Cauldron Snout waterfall, returning the same way.
A copy of the walk leaflet can be obtained from:
Natural England - Moor House - Upper Teesdale NNR: LinkExternal link
There is also a geological trail leaflet here LinkExternal link
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2011
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Friday, 19 August, 2011   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 20 August, 2011
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Geological interest  Uplands  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 8165 2945 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:39.5880N 2:17.1581W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NY 8165 2945
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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