SO2121 : Darren

taken 10 years ago, near to Tretower, Powys, Great Britain

Darren
Darren
A distant view (from Crickhowell Bridge) of the cliff known as Darren which sits proudly above the town of Crickhowell/Crug Hywel. The cliff brings the broad upper part of south-west ridge of Pen Cerrig-calch to an abrupt halt. It was probably formed as a result of a major land-slip sometime towards the end of the last ice age when a number of slopes which had been oversteepened by the passage of glacier ice - in this case the Usk Valley glacier - failed catastrophically. the run-out of the landslip can be traced in the rough ground below the cliff formed in old Red Sandstone rocks.
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Alan Bowring and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
+
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
SO2121, 5 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
  (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Tuesday, 6 March, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 6 March, 2007
Category
Landslides   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 212 211 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:52.9728N 3:8.7225W
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map
+


Image classification(about): Supplemental image
This page has been viewed about 76 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · OS Map Checksheet · Geograph Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
NW N NE
W Go E
SW S SE
[Mark
You are not logged in login | register