SK0062 : Tittesworth Reservoir seen from The Roaches

taken 25 days ago, near to Upper Hulme, Staffordshire, Great Britain

Tittesworth Reservoir seen from The Roaches
Tittesworth Reservoir seen from The Roaches
The Roaches are probably named from the French "rochers" for rocks. They form dramatic rock formations as here and rise in two tiers from a pine belt, while below are the distinctive gulleys and gritstone rock faces of Five Clouds. Climbing routes have such names as The Mincer, Crack of Gloom and Death Knoll. The Roaches syncline has successive layers of grit and sandstone. From the top there are fine views to the west in the direction of the Cheshire plain as well as to the south, as here to Tittesworth Reservoir and beyond.

This view is at the top of the lower tier.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 25 October, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 3 November, 2017
Geographical Context
Geological interest  Uplands  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 0056 6220 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:9.4158N 1:59.5848W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 0057 6230
View Direction
SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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