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

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 533
 Date Entered 24/05/2012
 Updated on 24/05/2012
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Geological Record
 Record Type Geological HER
 Site Access Public Access Land
 Record Date 23/05/2012
 Location Great Punchard Gill
 Civil Parish Arkengarthdale
 Brit. National Grid NY 9488 0414
 Altitude 512m
 Geology Waterfall ravine cut by stream through Crow Limestone.
 Record Name Great Punchard Falls. Crow Limestone.
 Record Description Waterfall and ravine cut by stream through Crow Limestone.
 Dimensions See photos
 Additional Notes The Crow Limestone is probably the most prominant but rarely exposed or seen of the thin limestones which occur at intervals within the sandstones and mudstones above The Main Limestone. The Crow Limestone marks the upper limit of mineralised strata of the North Pennine Orefield.
 Image 1 ID 2952         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Waterfall and Ravine. Great Punchard Gill
 Image 2 ID 2953         Click image to enlarge
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 Image 3 ID 2954         Click image to enlarge
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