NY2915 : On top of Armboth Fell (479m)

taken 2 years ago, near to Watendlath, Cumbria, Great Britain

On top of Armboth Fell (479m)
On top of Armboth Fell (479m)
The highest point of this unremarkable fell is the crest of this ice-smoothed whaleback. It is obviously higher than the summit chosen by Wainwright a few hundred metres away to the south west and one has to wonder why he made such an obvious error. There are intriguing patterns on the surface of the rock which almost look man-made but are most likely the result of lava bombs falling into molten rock when it was first formed. The small cairn which once sat on the crest appears to have been cleared away. As I sat here I saw a 'Wainwright Bagger' reach the lower top then head back towards the High Tove area without 'collecting' this point - obviously a purist!
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Date Taken
Friday, 26 January, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 28 January, 2018
Geographical Context
Geological interest  Uplands  Moorland  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 2967 1596 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:32.0405N 3:5.3033W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NY 2967 1596
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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