SD9795 : Whitaside Tarn

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

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Whitaside Tarn
Whitaside Tarn
These tarns in peaty upland areas are generally acidic and relatively species poor but the boggy areas around the tarn are important for curlew, lapwing and snipe.

The photograph was taken after an unusually long dry spell of several weeks but the level of the tarn compared with the surrounding land shows that the water table on the moorland is still not that far below the surface.
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SD9795, 19 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 3 May, 2007   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 3 May, 2007
Category
Tarn   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 977 951 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:21.0968N 2:2.1488W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 977 950
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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