NY5857 : Shale levels, Foresthead Quarry

taken 7 years ago, near to Forest Head, Cumbria, Great Britain

Shale levels, Foresthead Quarry
Shale levels, Foresthead Quarry
The flatter areas above the deeper parts of the quarry were mined for shale which forms layers between thin bedded limestone ('tumbler beds') above the 'Main Posts' of the Great Limestone NY5857 : Anticline in the Great Limestone at Foresthead Quarry
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Date Taken
Friday, 6 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Saturday, 7 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Uplands  Grassland  Quarrying, Mining 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 5844 5741 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:54.5797N 2:38.9852W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 5838 5732
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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