The Wharfedale faults

The pages below are under development and will be updated on a regular basis.
All images are from the author's collection unless otherwise indicated.

This section under construction - much more to come soon.

A major disturbance has created this remarkable feature of steeply dipping strata above Dib Scar. NGR 990664. September 27, 2003.

The prominent fault at Scar Gill near Kettlewell. NGR 981717. November 1, 2016.

An exposure of dipping strata behind Raisgill Farm. NGR 905785. April 3, 2013.

A Google Earth image shows some major fault structures around Coniston.



see references at bottom of Geology of Western Penyghent

Locations for faults and disturbances, Wharfedale and Littondale (mainly)

download the pdf file of a provisional and far from complete list of locations: HERE

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