SO1923 : Western slopes of Pen Gloch-y-pibwr

taken 7 years ago, near to Cwmdu, Powys, Great Britain

Western slopes of Pen Gloch-y-pibwr
Western slopes of Pen Gloch-y-pibwr
These slopes are well seen by the traveller eastbound on the A40 between Bwlch and Crickhowell. A series of giant steps formed by alternating layers of resistant sandstone and weaker mudstones characterise this hill as much as any in the Black Mountains. Small quarries have been worked wherever the sandstones break the surface.
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SO1923, 5 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 21 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 22 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Geological interest  Uplands  Grassland 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 1976 2347 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:54.2381N 3:10.0630W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 1930 2375
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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