2005

NT9020 : The Cheviot triangulation pillar

taken 19 years ago, 4 km WSW of Langleeford, Northumberland, England

The Cheviot triangulation pillar
The Cheviot triangulation pillar
This 815m summit is the highest in the Cheviot Hills. The flat summit area was formed by volcanic activity and it is covered by a peat bog. Previous triangulation pillars have sunk into the peat and this one is mounted on a concrete plinth and pile foundation. The stone flag path aids progress through the peat bogs, but venturing off the path on this January day was not a problem due to the hard ground conditions.

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This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Path [7] · Flags [5] · 815m [4] · Peat Bog [3] ·
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Photographer
Walter Baxter   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Friday, 14 January, 2005   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 7 August, 2010
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 9090 2052 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:28.7047N 2:8.7316W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 9089 2051
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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