SD9990 : Carperby Stone Mine

taken 10 years ago, near to Carperby, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Carperby Stone Mine
Carperby Stone Mine
A band of flaggy sandstone was mined from within the hillside here. The narrowness of the sandstone can be seen here as the rock on the hillside above the mine entrances is carboniferous limestone. Similar, but much larger stone mines can be seen on Stags Fell to the north of Hawes.
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Date Taken
Monday, 13 August, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 14 August, 2007
Category
Mine (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 999 902 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:18.4495N 2:0.1455W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 999 901
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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