NZ3332 : Rock face at Bishop Middleham Quarry

taken 2 years ago, near to Bishop Middleham, County Durham, Great Britain

Rock face at Bishop Middleham Quarry
Rock face at Bishop Middleham Quarry
There are quarries, active and disused, all over this area of County Durham, magnesian limestone being the main rock to be extracted. This quarry is disused and is now in the care of Durham Wildlife Trust as a nature reserve. It's of special scientific interest due to the thin, poor limestone soils. Bee eaters bred there in 2002: we saw them!
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NZ3332, 17 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Saturday, 1 February, 2020   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 3 February, 2020
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Geological interest  Quarrying, Mining  Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms  Derelict, Disused  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
Primary Subject of Photo
Quarry 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3318 3262 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:41.2524N 1:29.2099W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3309 3262
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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Disused Quarry  Rock Face 

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