NY2516 : Bowder Stone, Borrowdale

taken 2 months ago, near to Grange, Cumbria, Great Britain

Bowder Stone, Borrowdale
Bowder Stone, Borrowdale
There is discussion whether this large stone balanced on one edge is a glacial erratic or the result of a rockfall. There is apparently evidence to support the latter. It has been a tourist attraction since 1798. The young man by the foot of the stairs was occasionally demonstrating bouldering by climbing from his crash mat under the overhang to appear by the top of the stairs. I missed this treat as I was stood on top when he suddenly appeared and shot back down the stairs.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 19 September, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 13 October, 2017
Geographical Context
Uplands  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
County (from Tags)
Cumbria 
Place (from Tags)
Borrowdale 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 2539 1640 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:32.2409N 3:9.2777W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 2541 1639
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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