Two Apsects of the Yorkshire Dales

October 09, 2013  •  Leave a Comment

The limestone features of the North Yorkshire Dales reveal many treasures such as the drystone and stone barns of Swaledale and the amazing natural limestone pavements of Ingleborough. Limestone barns in Birkdale, Swaledale, YorkshireLimestone barns in Birkdale, Swaledale, YorkshireSwaledale has a large number of traditional stone barns either set in fields apart or as a component of the ubiquitous dry stone walls Limestone barns in Birkdale, Swaledale, YorkshireLimestone barns in Birkdale, Swaledale, YorkshireSwaledale has a large number of traditional stone barns either set in fields apart or as a component of the ubiquitous dry stone walls Limestone barns in Birkdale, Swaledale, YorkshireLimestone barns in Birkdale, Swaledale, YorkshireSwaledale has a large number of traditional stone barns either set in fields apart or as a component of the ubiquitous dry stone walls Southerscales Limesone Pavement, Ingelborough, Yorkshire DalesSoutherscales Limesone Pavement, Ingelborough, Yorkshire Daleslimestone pavements are formed when advancing glaciers erode overburden exposing horizontally bedded limestone; subsequent glacial retreat leaves behind a flat bare surface; limestone is soluable in rainwater so corrosive drainage along joints and cracks produce slabs called "clints" isolated by deep fissures called "grikes" Southerscales Limesone Pavement, Ingelborough, Yorkshire DalesSoutherscales Limesone Pavement, Ingelborough, Yorkshire Daleslimestone pavements are formed when advancing glaciers erode overburden exposing horizontally bedded limestone, subsequent retreat leaves behind a bare surface; limestone is soluable in rainwater so corrosive drainage along joints and cracks produce slabs called "clints" isolated by deep fissures called "grikes" Southerscales Limesone Pavement, Ingelborough, Yorkshire DalesSoutherscales Limesone Pavement, Ingelborough, Yorkshire Daleslimestone pavements are formed when advancing glaciers erode overburden to expose horizontally bedded limestone, subsequent retreat leaves behind a bare surface; limestone is soluable in rainwater so corrosive drainage along joints and cracks produce slabs called "clints" isolated by deep fissures called "grikes" Southerscales Limesone Pavement, Ingelborough, Yorkshire DalesSoutherscales Limesone Pavement, Ingelborough, Yorkshire Daleslimestone pavements are formed when advancing glaciers erode overburden exposing horizontally bedded limestone; subsequent retreat leaves behind a bare surface; limestone is soluable in rainwater so corrosive drainage along joints and slabs called clints isolated by fissures called grikes


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