SO5924 : Cliff, Ross-on-Wye

taken 5 years ago, near to Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, Great Britain

Cliff, Ross-on-Wye
Cliff, Ross-on-Wye
Red sandstone, exposed when Wilton Road was cut through in the 1830s. "The Old Red Sandstone (Brownstone Formation), which gives the local soil its colour, were laid down in the Devonian Period (around 400 million years ago) as river sediment resulting from gradual erosion of older rocks further upstream. The rocks were laid down when this area was south of the equator in a hot and arid climate."
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 14 August, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 16 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Geological interest  City, Town centre  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 5965 2406 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:54.8159N 2:35.2814W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 5965 2409
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