NX1271 : Esker near Shennas

near to Flush Knowes [other Features], Dumfries And Galloway, Great Britain

Esker near Shennas
Esker near Shennas
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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2007
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NX1271, 5 images   (more nearby)
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Geograph (First for NX1271)
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Date Taken
Sunday, 9 December, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 9 December, 2007
Category
Glacial feature   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 125 719 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:0.3976N 4:55.9347W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 126 715
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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