NX1271 : Esker near Shennas

taken 9 years ago, near to Flush Knowes [other Features], Dumfries And Galloway, Great Britain

Esker near Shennas
Esker near Shennas, taken 9 years ago
The snaking ridge is an esker, a cast of a water channel formed within a glacier by deposited sediment . This one is a few hundred yards long and originates to the north of Shennas farm, which actually sits on it. It continues as the green lump to the lower right hand side of the picture.
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Geograph (First for NX1271)
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Date Taken
Sunday, 9 December, 2007   (more nearby)
Sunday, 9 December, 2007
Glacial feature   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 125 719 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:0.3976N 4:55.9347W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 126 715
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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