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

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 379
 Date Entered 03/12/2011
 Updated on 31/01/2012
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Tree Site Record
 Record Type Botanical HER
 Site Access Public Footpath
 Location Muker CP below Keld. Birk Hill Scars, River Swale, South Bank Scars above Kisdon Force .
 Civil Parish Muker
 Brit. National Grid NY 897 008
 Altitude 340m
 Geology Vertical cliffs above the R. Swale formed by Main Limestone on the southern edge of the Kisdon Gorge
 Record Name MUK153 Muker CP below Keld. Birk Hill Scars, Aspen and Yew on River Swale, South Bank Scars above Kisdon Force .
 Record Description These fine cliffs are fully wooded with a rich mixed limestone ashwood community including many fine yews, wych elms,rowan and a large cloned colony of aspens at the top edge of the higher cliff.
 Dimensions See photographs
 Geographical area Upper Swaledale
 Species Yew, Wych Elm and Aspen
 Image 1 ID 1541         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Birk Hills Scars from above Kisdon Force
 Image 2 ID 1540         Click image to enlarge
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 Image 3 ID 1542         Click image to enlarge
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 Image 4 ID 1543         Click image to enlarge
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 Image 5 ID 1544         Click image to enlarge
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 Image 6 ID 1545         Click image to enlarge
 Image 6 Description Aspen grove at top edge of Birks Scar, Keld.
 Image 7 ID 1546         Click image to enlarge
 Image 7 Description Aspen grove at top edge of Birks Scar, East Stonesdale in background.
 Image 8 ID 1547         Click image to enlarge
 Image 8 Description Aspens. Detail.
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