NY3920 : Aira Force

taken 10 months ago, near to Dockray, Cumbria, Great Britain

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Aira Force
Aira Force
The waterfall is not in full spate, despite the recent wet weather, but there is still an impressive amount of water leaping the 70 feet from the edge.

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"In the 1780’s the Howard family of Greystoke Castle had an old hunting lodge or Pele tower close to the Ullswater shore renovated into what is now Lyulph’s Tower, set among its own sporting estate. They landscaped the area around the force, and used it as a pleasure garden, planting over half a million native and ornamental trees, and established a network of tracks, footpaths and bridges.

In 1846 the Howards created an arboretum below Aira Force, planting over 200 specimen conifers (firs, pines, spruces and cedars) from all over the world, including a Sitka Spruce now 118 feet high."
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 13 November, 2019   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 14 November, 2019
Geographical Context
Geological interest  Uplands  Rivers, Streams, Drainage 
Place (from Tags)
The English Lake District  The Lake District  Aira Force 
Primary Subject of Photo
Waterfall  Stream  Bridge 
National Park (from Tags)
Lake District 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 39946 20569 [1m precision]
WGS84: 54:34.6049N 2:55.8331W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 39925 20538
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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Autumn Colours  Aira Force  Lake District 

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