SN8320 : Fan Hir Moraine

taken 10 years ago, 4 km from Glyntawe, Powys, Great Britain

Fan Hir Moraine
Fan Hir Moraine
A spectacular depositional ridge parallels the impressive scarp of Fan Hir. This glacial feature is described variously as a moraine, a pronival rampart and a protalus rampart. Take your pick - expert opinion is still divided! Was there a glacier under the steep eastern cliffs of Fan Hir or simply a snow slope down which debris tumbled to pile up at its foot? Either way this spot is seen to advantage from the Beacons Way which passes by here.
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SN8320, 8 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 16 February, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 16 February, 2008
Category
Glacial feature   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SN 833 207 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:52.4068N 3:41.7408W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SN 833 206
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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