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

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 494
 Date Entered 11/04/2012
 Updated on 11/04/2012
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Tree Site Record
 Record Type Botanical HER
 Site Access Public Access Land
 Record Date 12/03/2012
 Location Gunnerside Gill. Eweleap Scar.
 Civil Parish Melbecks
 Brit. National Grid NY 93915 02483
 Altitude 477m
 Geology Stream cut ravine and waterfall. The Main Limestone.
 Record Name Gunnerside Gill. Native woodland with juniper on Eweleap Scar.
 Record Description Native woodland with at least one isolated juniper (see photograph) on sheer limestone cliffs on both sides of narrow ravine below a fine waterfall. Other trees present include downy birch, hazel? check,rowan, sallows and shrub willow species (Salix phyllicifolia).
 Dimensions See photographs
 Geographical area Swaledale North Bank Catchment
 Species Juniper
 Additional Notes Note that yews are absent from Gunnerside Gill.
 Image 1 ID 2606         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Gunnerside Gill. Approach to Eweleap Scar.
 Image 2 ID 2607         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description The lower ravine.
 Image 3 ID 2608         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description 
 Image 4 ID 2609         Click image to enlarge
 Image 4 Description 
 Image 5 ID 2610         Click image to enlarge
 Image 5 Description 
 Image 6 ID 2611         Click image to enlarge
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 Image 7 ID 2612         Click image to enlarge
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 Image 8 ID 2613         Click image to enlarge
 Image 8 Description Birch at top of the ravine.
 Image 9 ID 2614         Click image to enlarge
 Image 9 Description Rowan.
 Image 10 ID 2615         Click image to enlarge
 Image 10 Description The upper ravine with juniper below footpath.
 Image 11 ID 2616
 Image 11 Description Ancient juniper at top edge of the ravine. Below path on east bank.
 Image 12 ID 2617
 Image 12 Description The Upper Ravine.
 Image 13 ID 2618
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