SD2795 : Torver Beck splits at Banishead Quarry

taken 8 years ago, near to Torver, Cumbria, Great Britain

Torver Beck splits at Banishead Quarry
Torver Beck splits at Banishead Quarry
When the beck is in moderate flood or higher it overflows its east bank and a portion spills over an impressive drop into the quarry. Was this caused by later erosion - it seems unlikely that the quarry workers would have wanted to flood their workings?
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SD2795, 23 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 26 February, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 27 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Uplands  Grassland  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Quarrying, Mining  Derelict, Disused 
Weather (from Tags)
Low Cloud 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 2777 9597 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:21.2475N 3:6.7717W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 2778 9596
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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Beck  Disused Slate Quarry  Fells 

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