SD7776 : Washfold Pot

taken 6 years ago, near to Selside, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Washfold Pot
Washfold Pot
Like many caves and potholes in the Dales, a tame entrance hides much more impressive underground scenery. Not far inside there is a fine, roomy shaft of 40m followed by several shorter drops to an ultimate depth of 112m and length of 312m. The system was first explored to its limits in 1933/4 by the Gritstone Club and Northern Cavern & Fell Club. There were no potholers down today. Looking towards a snow-covered Park Fell.
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SD7776, 16 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 29 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 2 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Geological interest  Uplands  Grassland  Air, Sky, Weather 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 7739 7654 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:11.0479N 2:20.8769W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 7739 7654
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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Pothole  Snow  Moor  Fells  Cave Entrance 

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