NY9804 : Whaw

taken 11 years ago, near to Whaw, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

The highest village in Arkengarthdale. Note the spoil heaps behind the village, a relic of the lead mining industry which was the mainstay of the economy of the valley in the 19th century. For an account of the history of the valley, see LinkExternal link and for a description of the scenery, see
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 13 March, 2007   (more nearby)
Thursday, 15 March, 2007
Village > Village   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 983 045 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:26.1548N 2:1.6630W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 981 041
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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