2016

SH7747 : Glacially-derived boulders

taken 7 years ago, near to Cwm Penmachno, Conwy, Wales

Glacially-derived boulders
Glacially-derived boulders
The foot of the steep slope of Pen y Bedw is littered with large, angular boulders that were dropped by the waning glacier at the end of the last glacial maximum. The picture has warm tones from dying bracken which is finally loosening its grip on the countryside now that the nights are cold.

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SH7747, 8 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Jonathan Wilkins   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Thursday, 6 October, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 7 October, 2016
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 7735 4795 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:0.8854N 3:49.7815W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 7731 4797
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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Image Type (about): geograph  (Fourth Visitor for SH7747)
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