NY2707 : Crossing Harrison Combe in deep snow

taken 2 years ago, 5 km from Chapel Stile, Cumbria, Great Britain

Crossing Harrison Combe in deep snow
Crossing Harrison Combe in deep snow
Three walkers cross the combe in thick snow which makes for hard work. Despite this the effort is well worth it today as the whole scene is transformed into an almost alpine scale with the great rocky wall of Harrison Stickle looming overhead. Creases and drifts in the snow look almost like crevasses on a glacier and give an idea of what the scene must have been like in the ice ages thousands of years ago.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 31 January, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 3 February, 2019
Geographical Context
Uplands  Air, Sky, Weather  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs  Barren Plateaux 
Primary Subject of Photo
Snow 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 2760 0735 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:27.3812N 3:7.0954W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 2744 0735
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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