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

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 492
 Date Entered 09/04/2012
 Updated on 09/04/2012
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Tree Site Record
 Record Type Botanical HER
 Site Access Public Access Land
 Record Date 11/03/2012
 Location Gunnerside Gill. Botcher Gill gate.
 Civil Parish Melbecks
 Brit. National Grid NY 93539 00612
 Altitude 432m
 Geology Stream cut ravine through Main Limestone.
 Record Name Gunnerside Gill. Botcher Gill Gate.Junipers in ravine
 Record Description Small ravine below waterfall with ash at the local altitudinal limit,bird cherry, junipers (2No), sallow, rowan.
 Dimensions See photos
 Geographical area Swaledale North Bank Catchment
 Species Juniper
 Additional Notes A single long stemmed juniper (with browned foliage and not in good health) gowing on the wall of the ravine. A second very large juniper grows on a small cliff below the ravine. This second juniper is ancient.
 Image 1 ID 2593         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description The approach to Botcher Gill. Juniper visible on cliff below ravine.
 Image 2 ID 2591         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description The ravine with ash, sallow and rowan..
 Image 3 ID 2592         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description Ancient juniper below the ravine. Note the petrified trunks.
 Image 4 ID 2598         Click image to enlarge
 Image 4 Description The waterfall.
 Image 5 ID 2594         Click image to enlarge
 Image 5 Description The juniper on small cliff below ravine. Bird cherry on nearer bank.
 Image 6 ID 2595         Click image to enlarge
 Image 6 Description TThe ravine with rowan,sallow and ash.
 Image 7 ID 2596         Click image to enlarge
 Image 7 Description Juniper. Long stemmed and with browned foliage. Not in good health.
 Image 8 ID 2597         Click image to enlarge
 Image 8 Description ASh at top of the ravine.
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