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

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 307
 Date Entered 04/11/2011
 Updated on 05/12/2011
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Tree Site Record
 Record Type Botanical HER
 Site Access Public Access Land
 Location Muker CP. Birkdale Common, Birkdale Beck. Small cliff above confluence with Little Sleddale Beck.
 Civil Parish Not known
 Brit. National Grid NY 834 021
 Altitude 410m
 Geology Sandstones and shales above the Crow Limestone which are well exposed at the confluence with Little Sleddale Beck, see photos.
 Record Name MUK101 Muker CP. Birkdale Common Birkdale Beck. Type B Locality generally acidic but with Tufa Springs. Rowan and shrub willow only trees present.
 Record Description Small streamside north bank cliff on Birkdale Beck 200m upstream of confluence with Little Sleddale Beck. Vegetation Type B* on low SW facing cliff with tufa forming spring. Rowan and Tea Leafed Willow (S. phylicifolia) the only tree species present.
 Dimensions See photographs
 Geographical area Upper Swaledale
 Additional Notes Further photographs required.
 Image 1 ID 1150         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Birkdale Beck (Top Right) above confluence with Little Sleddale Beck (Lower). Scar is Top Centre of photo.
 Image 2 ID 1151         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description Little Sleddale Beck. Strata of the Crow Limestone Series exposed in the Beck.
 Image 3 ID 1152         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description Birkdale Beck and Little Sleddale Beck.
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