NZ0103 : North Rake Hush

taken 12 years ago, near to Langthwaite, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

North Rake Hush
North Rake Hush
North Rake Hush is a fine example of an old method of mining where dammed water was allowed to rush down a hillside, probably on the line of an already existing watercourse. The flood would tear away surface material - soil and vegetation - hopefully to expose and loosen deposits of mineral which would then be excavated. Hushes would be repeatedly worked in that way giving rise to such remarkable features as North Rake Hush.
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NZ0103, 13 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 13 April, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 14 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Geological interest  Historic sites and artefacts  Uplands  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Quarrying, Mining 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0174 0321 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:25.4592N 1:58.4814W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0185 0320
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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