SE5080 : Glacial overflow channel near Kilburn

taken 10 years ago, near to Kilburn, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Glacial overflow channel near Kilburn
Glacial overflow channel near Kilburn
The west and south sides of the Hambleton Hills have a number of these valleys, channels or gaps along the base of the scarp. They appear to have been formed by meltwaters draining off the hilltops and then being forced around the margin of the slowly decaying glacier in the Vales of Mowbray and York. Most are now dry, or contain small lakes such as this one.
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SE5080, 23 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 5 February, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 9 February, 2008
Category
Glacial feature   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 502 803 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:12.9584N 1:13.8463W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 501 802
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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