2015

NY9302 : Eweleap Scar

taken 8 years ago, 4 km N of Ivelet, North Yorkshire, England

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Eweleap Scar
Eweleap Scar
The main crag-forming rock is limestone, being much harder and more resistant to erosion than the other members of a typical Yoredale cyclothem, sandstone, shale, and occasionally thin coal seams. The sandstone is well seen in the bed of Blakethwaite Gill where, having been eroded, forms blocks and cobbles, whilst limestone tends to dissolve into the acidic peaty water.

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Geographical Context: Uplands Country estates Moorland Category: Crags Gorge Category: Gill
This photo is linked from: Articles: · Images shortlisted for POTY, 2015 Automatic Clusters: · Blakethwaite Gill [17] · Eweleap Scar in Blakethwaite Gill [4] · Limestone [2] Title Clusters: · Eweleap Scar [5] ·
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NY9302, 27 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Andy Waddington   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Tuesday, 13 October, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 16 October, 2015
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 9387 0235 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:24.9934N 2:5.7580W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 9388 0230
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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