SD6975 : Thornton Force

3 km from Ingleton, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Thornton Force
Thornton Force
Thornton Force is the highlight of the Ingleton Waterfalls Walk and a textbook example of a waterfall formed where hard rock (in this case Carboniferous Limestone) overlies softer rock (Ordovician shales). The softer rock erodes more easily to form the plunge pool.
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Friday, 5 March, 2004   (more nearby)
Sunday, 8 May, 2005
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OSGB36: geotagged! SD 69 75 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 54:10.4625N 2:28.1242W
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