SK0062 : Doxey Pool on The Roaches

taken 24 days ago, near to Upper Hulme, Staffordshire, Great Britain

Doxey Pool on The Roaches
Doxey Pool on The Roaches
The Roaches are probably named from the French "rochers" for rocks. They form dramatic rock formations 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.

Doxey Pool is next to the path along the top of the upper tier. There are fine views to the west in the direction of the Cheshire Plain.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 25 October, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 3 November, 2017
Geographical Context
Uplands  Lakes, Wetland, Bog  Moorland 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 0037 6283 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:9.7556N 1:59.7553W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 0040 6281
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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