SD7175 : Ingleton Granite Quarry below Ingleborough

near to Chapel-le-Dale, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Ingleton Granite Quarry below Ingleborough
Ingleton Granite Quarry below Ingleborough
The geology of Chapel-le-Dale is visible here. The quarry (not granite!) is cut into the older slatey base layer below the Carboniferous limestone layers of Raven Scar. The upper slopes of Ingleborough are alternating layers of sandstone, shale and limestone with a final cap of millstone grit on the summit.
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2011
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Image classification?
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Date Taken
Saturday, 1 October, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 2 October, 2011
Geographical Context
Uplands  Grassland  Quarrying, Mining  Geological interest  Derelict, Disused 
Place (from Tags)
Ingleborough 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 7191 7522 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:10.3198N 2:25.9075W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 7091 7588
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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Mountain  Sheep Pasture  Disused Quarry  Dale 

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