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

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 495
 Date Entered 11/04/2012
 Updated on 11/04/2012
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Tree Site Record
 Record Type Botanical HER
 Record Date 12/03/2012
 Location Gunnerside Gill. Limestone outcrop above Blakethwaite Smelt Mill
 Civil Parish Melbecks
 Brit. National Grid NY 9365 0185
 Altitude 470
 Geology Main Limestone.
 Record Name Isolate juniper on cliff above Blakethwaite Smelt Mill
 Record Description This large isolated juniper is prominent and can be seen fom a distance. It is however not easy to reach as the footpath on the steep bank near the limekiln above Blakethwaite Smelt Mill has been eroded away. This juniper is the only tree present at this location.
 Geographical area Swaledale North Bank Catchment
 Species Juniper
 Image 1 ID 2620         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description The juniper can be seen on the small cliff above the limekiln at Blind Gill.
 Image 2 ID 2621         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description The juniper grows on the cliff above the limekiln
 Image 3 ID 2622         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description The isolated juniper photographed from the other side of Gunnerside Gill.
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