NY6819 : Bongate Scar, Appleby

taken 11 years ago, near to Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria, Great Britain

Bongate Scar, Appleby
Bongate Scar, Appleby
Not marked as a quarry on the 6" map of 1863, so presumably a natural cliff of red sandstone. The information board by the footbridge reads "The same geological formation that contains oil under the North Sea. One of the few places in the World where this type of formation is visible." Unfortunately it is in a field with a 'keep out' notice.
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NY6819, 88 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 3 November, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 8 November, 2006
Category
Cliffs   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 688 199 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:34.4007N 2:29.0480W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 687 198
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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