SH8182 : North Wales Coast Path descending through Rhiwledyn to the Llandudno road

taken 7 years ago, near to Penrhyn-Side, Conwy, Great Britain

North Wales Coast Path descending through Rhiwledyn to the Llandudno road
North Wales Coast Path descending through Rhiwledyn to the Llandudno road
Rhiwledyn is a 12 acre reserve situated close to the sea, two miles to the east of Llandudno. The eastern part of the reserve, which forms part of the Little Orme Site of Special Scientific Interest, is a limestone grassland with some exposed limestone. The western part of the reserve mainly contains blackthorn scrub and unimproved grassland. Rhiwledyn nature reserve forms part of a limestone outcrop that extends from Anglesey along the North Wales coast and south to Llangollen. The limestone was formed over 320 million years ago in a shallow tropical sea and contains the fossilised remains of corals and other sea animals. Limestone is slowly dissolved by rainwater and produces alkaline soil. Fractures and joints in the rock allow rainwater to drain away, producing a dry habitat. (North Wales Wildlife Trust).
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Date Taken
Saturday, 14 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 6 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Uplands  Paths  Grassland 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 813 821 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:19.3493N 3:46.9485W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 814 821
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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