SD6886 : Close to the Dent Fault on Stone Rigg

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

Close to the Dent Fault on Stone Rigg
Close to the Dent Fault on Stone Rigg
The Dent Fault (discovered by Adam Sedgwick, a Cambridge professor of Geology and native of Dent) is responsible for the dramatic differences in scenery on both sides of Barbondale. In the foreground, Stone Rigg is composed of Carboniferous limestone and in the background, the steep slopes are of much older Silurian slates. The near hill is Middleton Fell with Helms Knott and the Howgill Fells beyond.
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SD6886, 26 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Sunday, 1 April, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 6 April, 2012
Geographical Context
Geological interest  Uplands  Grassland  Moorland  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 6832 8662 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:16.4543N 2:29.2794W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 6833 8660
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Limestone Outcrop  Fells  Carboniferous  Silurian 

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