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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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Longsleddale

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Black Sail moraines.
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Annaside glacial till.
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Altered Eskdale granite, Devoke Water.
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Yarlside Volcanics

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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, September 10th, 2021 at 9:39am
#KMF2021 We Are Ready!

The sun has come out as the final pieces of the festival jigsaw are put into place.

What an absolutely stunning backdrop. We think this year is going to be an absolute blast.

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Friday, September 10th, 2021 at 8:32am
At Keswick Mountain Festival this weekend? Help us record the wildlife... visit CBDC website to see how. https://t.co/WWhAxrZGfk or Visit us at F05 on Saturday to get involved. @cumbriawildlife @KeswickFestival https://t.co/GQC2A5N0En CumbriaBDC photo
Friday, July 23rd, 2021 at 6:04am
@SocketedAxes @TullieHouse The Tullie Secret Garden has a juvenile or two "stranded" every year. It's parent will visit it and it will be OK. They are very noisy and the call is very poignant so it will tug at your heart strings!
Thursday, May 20th, 2021 at 5:33am
Finally! While the rest of the UK flowering season is well under way, it's taken until yesterday to see my first Early Purple Orchid of 2021 in #Shetland. Growing in a serpentine fell field, they're always tiny, but share their home with other special plants, like Moss Campion. https://t.co/GYBQp2nHwZ CumbriaBDC photo