SD8073 : Field walls and snow near Newhouses

near to New Houses, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Field walls and snow near Newhouses
Field walls and snow near Newhouses
Looking southwest across the snow covered fields near Newhouses. The overnight blizzard had plastered the stone walls with snow, and although the snow had stopped falling the wind remained strong and bitterly cold.
April snow in the Yorkshire Dales 2012
Overnight on the 3rd April 2012, light rain became sleet, which in turn became a blizzard that covered the Yorkshire Dales in a blanket of snow. By mid morning on the 4th the snow was already melting, however, the volume of snow that had fallen on the fells produced deep drifts that blocked some lanes, and sadly killed many new-born lambs. Nevertheless, the walker, who is fortunate in not having to worry about such things, was provided with wonderful views throughout the day.
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Wednesday, 4 April, 2012   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 10 April, 2012
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Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 8043 7364 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:9.4917N 2:18.0707W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SD 8050 7374
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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