SD8373 : Gritstone outcrop, Pen-y-ghent

taken 8 years ago, 3 km from Horton in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Gritstone outcrop, Pen-y-ghent
Gritstone outcrop, Pen-y-ghent
The summit of Pen-y-ghent is formed of gritstone. This outcrop is south of the summit. It is clear that the outer rocks are separating and slipping downhill. Presumably, there will eventually be a collapse, which will add to the boulder field below. (See SD8372 : Boulder field, Pen-y-ghent.)
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Date Taken
Saturday, 19 April, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 21 April, 2014
Geographical Context
Uplands  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
Fell (from Tags)
Pen Y Ghent 
Primary Subject of Photo
Crag 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 8371 7306 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:9.1858N 2:15.0552W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 8371 7305
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Gritstone Crag 

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