Case Study of Carniferous Limestone: Yorkshire Dales, National Park G1

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  • Case Study of Carniferous Limestone: Yorkshire Dales, National Park
    • Human Uses
      • Tourism
        • 65% jobs linked to tourism. Over 90% visit by cars
      • Farming
        • 40% of National Park, built with dry stone walls
      • Rivers
        • create good grazing & meadows
      • Heritage
        • landscape, used to have lead mining
    • Limestone formed Pennines Mountain going through part of Yorkshire Dales
    • Limestone Pavement & Cliff/Scar
      • Malham Cave
    • Dry Valley, near Malham
      • Watlowes
    • Resurgence
      • Beck Head Cave, near Gaping Gill
    • Swallow hole
      • Gaping Gill
    • Cavern, stalactites, stalagmites, pillars & curtains
      • White Scar cave
    • Gorge, limestone
      • Gordale Scar

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