SS5147 : Capstone Hill, Ilfracombe

taken 3 years ago, near to Ilfracombe, Devon, Great Britain

Capstone Hill, Ilfracombe
Capstone Hill, Ilfracombe
Capstone Hill is composed of slate, a metamorphic rock that has been folded under extreme pressure creating the interesting geology of this coast. These rocks are geologically important and are known as the "Ilfracombe slates".
Capstone Hill rises to 48m (157') and is the tallest hill on Ilfracombe's bit of the coast though much higher ones are to be found in either direction along the coast.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 28 August, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 2 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Coastal  Suburb, Urban fringe 
Place (from Tags)
Ilfracombe 
Primary Subject of Photo
Hill 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 5193 4795 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:12.6903N 4:7.2749W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 5187 4781
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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