Editing Quaternary geology and geomorphology of the area around Kisdon, upper Swaledale - an excursion

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=== Locality 7. Continue along the footpath through Skeb Skeugh to the road at [SD 8890 9940], then along the road to Angram [SD 8875 9975] ===
 
=== Locality 7. Continue along the footpath through Skeb Skeugh to the road at [SD 8890 9940], then along the road to Angram [SD 8875 9975] ===
  
Thwaite and the first section of path (around [SD 893 983]) are on the fan of Thwaite Beck. Around Dirty Piece [SD 8915 9860] the path crosses several small gravel hills and a short north–south trending ridge which are interpreted, respectively, as kames and an '''esker''' formed beneath the glacier by meltwater draining southward down Skeb Skeugh. The slopes of Kisdon show the effects of mass movement in the form of scree and shallow landslips around [SD 893 988], and the massive Hooker Mill rotational slip around [SD 891 994]. The latter was sufficiently big to block the valley and form a lake. The lake has drained because Skeb Skeugh has now dissected the toe of this landslip [SD 8910 9950]–[SD 8905 9925], but in this section the stream flows in a narrow gorge, in contrast with the open valley to the north and south.
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Thwaite and the first section of path (around [SD 893 983]) are on the fan of Thwaite Beck. Around Dirty Piece [SD 8915 9860] the path crosses several small gravel hills and a short north–south trending ridge which are interpreted, respectively, as kames and an esker formed beneath the glacier by meltwater draining southward down Skeb Skeugh. The slopes of Kisdon show the effects of mass movement in the form of scree and shallow landslips around [SD 893 988], and the massive Hooker Mill rotational slip around [SD 891 994]
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The latter was sufficiently big to block the valley and form a lake. The lake has drained because Skeb Skeugh has now dissected the toe of this landslip [SD 8910 9950]–[SD 8905 9925], but in this section the stream flows in a narrow gorge, in contrast with the open valley to the north and south.
  
 
=== Locality 8. Take the footpath to Black Hill [NY 8815 0055] ===
 
=== Locality 8. Take the footpath to Black Hill [NY 8815 0055] ===

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