2015

SD4575 : Overhanging pocketed limestone at The Cove, Silverdale

taken 9 years ago, near to Silverdale, Lancashire, England

Overhanging pocketed limestone at The Cove, Silverdale
Overhanging pocketed limestone at The Cove, Silverdale
Water obviously has something to do with the formation of these openings. The red colour suggests that iron ore may once have been found inside. I have climbed on similar features on limestone in Spain and Italy but they do not seem at all common over here.

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Geographical Context: Coastal Geological interest Rocks, Scree, Cliffs other tags: Limestone Crag Pocketed Rock Solution Holes Iron Ore Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
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Photographer
Karl and Ali   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 18 October, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 19 October, 2015
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 4559 7552 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:10.3543N 2:50.0995W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 4559 7552
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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