NY7928 : West Shelvingmea

taken 1 year ago, near to Great Cocklake [other Features], Cumbria, Great Britain

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West Shelvingmea
West Shelvingmea
Small area of upland dry limestone grassland in what is otherwise moorland and rough pasture just east of Shelvingmea Sike. A narrow band of the Carboniferous Jew Limestone lies here just beneath the surface. East Shelvingmea is a similar area to the east along the same band of limestone NY7928 : East Shelvingmea near Cocklake Sike. Drainage from the boggy moorland above these grassland areas goes below the surface via sink-holes on their northern edges. Although a lot less obvious, Long Mea to the north-east was likely to have been a similar feature NY8028 : Limestone grassland at Long Mea
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 29 September, 2020   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 30 September, 2020
Geographical Context
Uplands  Grassland  Moorland 
Primary Subject of Photo
Grassland 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 7962 2858 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:39.1142N 2:19.0425W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 79606 28587
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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