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Limestone pavement on top of Malham Cove

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Limestone pavement on top of Malham Cove

Caption - The limestone pavement on top of Malham Cove is a superb example of this geological feature. In the distance can be seen the village of Malham. In rainy weather care needs to be exercised as the limestone is very slippery when wet!

Walk 1239 : Gordale Scar & Malham Cove

Photographer : Lou Johnson

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Yorkshire Dales

Walking in the Yorkshire Dales National Park covers an extensive area, which contains a wide variety of scenic interest. Each Dale is usually named after its river although there are a few examples that don't follow this rule. The varied underlying geology is reflected in the scenery with limestone and gritstone the prominent rocks resulting in virtually every type of scenery from dry valleys to wild moorland. More Information

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