SH7477 : Heather and scree

taken 7 years ago, near to Capelulo, Conwy, Great Britain

Heather and scree
Heather and scree
Magnificent colour combinations in the heather, scree and rock outcrops of the Sychnant valley. The screes are a relic of late-glacial times when permanent ice had retreated and water no longer flowed in this valley. Instead the rocks suffered attrition from prolonged freeze-thaw action which split the rocks and tumbled fragments down the steep slope.
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Date Taken
Friday, 26 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 26 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Geological interest  Uplands 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 747 771 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:16.5790N 3:52.7726W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 747 770
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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