SD9163 : Janet's Foss

taken 4 years ago, near to Malham, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Janet's Foss
Janet's Foss
Foss is the old Scandinavian word for a waterfall or force and Janet (or Jennet), queen of the local fairies, according to legend lives in a cave behind the waterfall. The cave was formed by limestone bedrock being dissolved and eroded by the action of the water.
Janet's Foss is a small waterfall near the village of Malham. It carries Gordale Beck over a limestone outcrop into a deep pool below.
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SD9163, 219 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 24 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 25 September, 2013
Geographical Context
Geological interest  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Water resources 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 911 632 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:3.9284N 2:8.2120W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 911 632
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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