NY7839 : Little Gill Hush

taken 19 years ago, 4 km S of Nenthead, Cumbria, England

Little Gill Hush
Little Gill Hush
Hushes were created by mineworkers in order to expose the underlying bedrock. Watercourses were diverted, dammed and then released to create a man-made ravine whereby the geology could be assessed. Just below this hush there is the entrance to a level.

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Category: Mine (disused)
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Little Gill Hush [2] Other Photos: · Old mine shaft west of Dead Stones ·
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NY7839, 10 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Andrew Smith   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Thursday, 6 October, 2005   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 2 November, 2005
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 782 395 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:44.9985N 2:20.4121W
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Image classification(about): Geograph (First for NY7839) · First in 5 Years (TPoint) (about)
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