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Registered Charitable Incorporated Organisation Number 1155775
SWAAG Honorary President:
Tim Laurie FSA

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 830
 Date Entered 15/08/2014
 Updated on 17/08/2014
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Geological Record
 Record Type Geomorphology
 Site Access Public Footpath
 Record Date 14/08/2014
 Location Vale of Eden. Murton C.P. High Cup Gill, Middle Tongue and Trundale.
 Civil Parish Not known
 Brit. National Grid NY 728 238
 Altitude 345
 Geology Glaciated valley with terminal moraine.
 Record Name High Cup Gill, Middle Tongue and Trundale from Crosby Ravensworth Fell
 Record Description High Cup Gill, probably the most spectacular glaciated valley in the Pennines seen from the Vale of Eden. The deep glaciated U section of this Gyll and the line of the outcrop of the Whin Cill which forms the black cliffs at the head of the Gyll are well seen from the source of the river Lyvennet on Crosby Ravensworth Fell.
 Dimensions See photos
 Additional Notes This record supplements previous record 829 which details an early field system at Middle Tongue at the entrance to High Cup Gill.
 Image 1 ID 5757         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description High Cup Gill seen from the source of the River Lyvennet.
 Image 2 ID 5758         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description High Cup Gill and Trundale caught in brief sunlight.
 Image 3 ID 5759         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description Black Dub, the source of the Lyvennet. The Pennine Escarpment is visible on the northern horizon.
 Image 4 ID 5760         Click image to enlarge
 Image 4 Description Great boulders of Shap Granite like this example at Black Dub are widely scattered across Crosby Ravensworth Moor.
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