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Registered Charitable Incorporated Organisation Number 1155775
SWAAG Honorary President:
Tim Laurie F,S,A,

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 453
 Date Entered 05/02/2012
 Updated on 07/04/2012
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Geological Record
 Record Type Geological HER
 SWAAG Site Name 
 Site Type 
 Site Name 
 Site Description 
 Site Access Public Access Land
 Record Date 03/02/2012
 Location Winterings Low Scar
 Civil Parish Melbecks
 Brit. National Grid SD 9490 9962
 Altitude 470m
 Geology Underset chert faulted down against Underset Limestone.
 Record Name Winterings Low Scar. Faulted chert and limestone strata.
 Record Description This visible fractured strata at Winterings Low Scar is one of a number of mineralised faults which have been worked for lead above Winterings through the centuries. Here, chert strata normally above the Underset Limestone are visibly dragged down at an angle of around 40 degrees hard against strata of the Underset Limestone.
 Geographical area 
 Scientific Name 
 Common / Notable Species 
 Tree and / or Stem Girth 
 Tree: Position / Form / Status 
 Tree Site ID 0
 Associated Site SWAAG ID 0
 Additional Notes To follow.
 Image 1 ID 2243         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description The faulted limestone strata at Low Scar, Winterings.
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