SD5395 : Erratic boulder by the footpath

near to Meal Bank, Cumbria, Great Britain

Erratic boulder by the footpath
Erratic boulder by the footpath
The smooth, rolling hills around Skelsmergh are drumlins formed from boulder clay and debris dumped here by glaciers. This boulder and many more nearby are Shap granite and must have been brought here by ice moving from the north over several intervening ridges.
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2012
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Date Taken
Saturday, 1 December, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 3 December, 2012
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Geological interest  Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Grassland  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 5383 9593 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:21.4078N 2:42.7159W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 5383 9593
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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