NY9802 : Stodart Hush

taken 8 years ago, near to Whaw, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Stodart Hush
Stodart Hush
Stodart Hush is a remarkable feature, a relic of old lead mining days.
Hushing was a method of exploration for and to an extent extraction of, metal ores, primarily galena, lead sulphide.
Water was collected and retained by a dam which was then breached and the water allowed to rush down a hillside where it would tear away vegetation, soil and rock creating the hoped for exposure of a mineral vein. Many cycles of hushing would have been required to create a cavity such as Stodart Hush.
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NY9802, 12 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Saturday, 8 September, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 8 September, 2012
Geographical Context
Geological interest  Uplands  Quarrying, Mining  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 9843 0294 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:25.3136N 2:1.5422W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 9834 0296
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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Hush  Rock Exposure 

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