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== Purpose ==
 
== Purpose ==
  
This excursion observes Carboniferous (Dinantian and Namurian) stratigraphy and structural relations at the southern margin of the Askrigg Block along the line of the Middle Craven '''Fault''' (MCF) between Malham and Settle. Features relating to mineralization, Quaternary geology and geomorphology will also be addressed.
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This excursion observes Carboniferous (Dinantian and Namurian) stratigraphy and structural relations at the southern margin of the Askrigg Block along the line of the Middle Craven Fault (MCF) between Malham and Settle. Features relating to mineralization, Quaternary geology and geomorphology will also be addressed.
  
 
== Logistics ==
 
== Logistics ==
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The itinerary covers some 9 km, with an optional side trip to Victoria Cave ''(Locality 15). ''It may be tackled as a half-day or a full-day walk, starting at Gordale Bridge [SD 913 634], or for a shorter walk, from Malham itself [SD 990 636]. The excursion is entirely within the confines of the Yorkshire Dales National Park; ''thus hammering of the exposures is strongly discouraged.''
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The itinerary covers some 9 km, with an optional side trip to Victoria Cave ''(Locality 15). ''It may be tackled as a half-day or a full-day walk, starting at Gordale Bridge [SD 913 634], or for a shorter walk, from Malham itself [SD 990 636]
  
There is a large pay-and-display car park adjoining the National Park information centre in Malham. There are several car parks in Settle; alternatively, a small number of vehicles can park on the roadside verge adjacent to the last ''Locality 18 [SD 836 630], thus avoiding a 1.5 km road walk to Settle.
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The excursion is entirely within the confines of the Yorkshire Dales National Park; ''thus hammering of the exposures is strongly discouraged.''
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There is a large pay-and-display car park adjoining the National Park information centre in Malham. There are several car parks in Settle; alternatively, a small number of vehicles can park on the roadside verge adjacent to the last ''Locality 18 [SD 836 630], thus avoiding a 1.5 km road walk to Settle.
  
 
== Maps ==
 
== Maps ==

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