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Photos from LGS sites and other interesting Cumbrian geology and views. See the Geological Sites Map for more photos and information.

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Silverhowe, Grasmere

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St. Bees sandstone, Fleswick LGS 9.006

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'Swags' on hillside, Mosedale, Wasdale Head LGS 7.141

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Minette intrusion, Sale Fell. LGS 7.019

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Microgranite dyke, Brown Howe. LGS 7.027

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Whitbarrow Great Slab LGS 7.002. Photo by Peter Standing

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Boulder Beds, St Bees LGS 4.007

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Horsemoor Hills LGS 7.152

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Forest Head Quarry LGS 1.007


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Great Asby limestone pavement SSSI, GCR and LGS. Photo by Noel Pearson.

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Friday, July 17th, 2020 at 7:51am
I am very happy to let you know that my book
'The Fresh and the Salt. The Story of the Solway'
will be published by the wonderful @BirlinnBooks in early September.
And thank you, @MarkCocker2 & @david_gange, for your very kind words.
https://t.co/HkDiIAqWUf https://t.co/ody8cnlQdz
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Monday, July 6th, 2020 at 6:58am
‘We’re Good to Go’ and we've taken all necessary steps to keep visitors and staff safe. We're excited to announce a phased reopening from Wed 8 July. https://t.co/KOdHh3ctEW
@ace_national @EmperorHadrian @DiscoverCarlisl @LakeDistrictPR #GoodToGo #VisitBritain #VisitEngland https://t.co/F0jR7FNkwR
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Friday, July 3rd, 2020 at 6:07am
Young mudshrimps Corophium are growing & moulting right now; a friend once described the piles of cast exoskeletons as 'like snow-drifts' along the shore. Not quite such dramatic nos. here but I was thrilled to find them - the long antennae are clearly seen https://t.co/Fmtf33Duf9 CumbriaBDC photo
Thursday, June 25th, 2020 at 5:41am
Two Fabulous Pollinators for Cumbria Recording the Buzz Project. Chrysolina oricalcia (l) & Chrysolina polita (r). Both GB red listed. @CumbriaBDC @TullieHouse @cumbriawildlife @_NFBR @insectweek https://t.co/odpGfan8eW CumbriaBDC photo