NY8028 : Limestone grassland at Long Mea

taken 1 year ago, 5 km from Harwood, County Durham, Great Britain

Limestone grassland at Long Mea
Limestone grassland at Long Mea
An area of Great Cocklake is known as Long Mea. From similarities with West Shelvingmea and East Shelvingmea which appear to refer to well defined distinct areas of dry limestone grassland to the south-west it is likley that Long Mea refers to a similar area in this location. There is another small grassland area to the north-east of here and also below to the south-east which might have once been connected and responsible for the descriptive name, Long.

These mea place-names are described here NY7928 : West Shelvingmea
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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 8012 2897 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:39.3257N 2:18.5791W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 80147 28977
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