Gordale Scar, Yorkshire Dales Nationa...
License license
Loading ...

Panoramabild av Noel Jenkins EXPERT Tagen 13:22, 11/07/2009 - Views loading...


Gordale Scar, Yorkshire Dales National Park

The World > Europe > UK > England

  • Som / ogilla
  • thumbs up
  • thumbs down

Gordale Scar is a magnificent gorge with overhanging walls that gradually narrow to the north where a waterfall cascades down a tufa pillar. A fairly easy scrambling ascent leads past the waterfall and continues as a footpath to Malham Tarn.

Rock climbers are attracted to the atmospheric and difficult routes, especially those on the west face of the gorge.

comments powered by Disqus

Närliggande bilder i England


A: Gordale Scar, Yorkshire

av John Willetts ARPS, 60 meter bort

The 50 metre gorge has been eroded over the millenia by the torrents of water that came down here. Vi...

Gordale Scar, Yorkshire

B: Malham Cove, Yorkshire Dales National Park, UK

av Noel Jenkins, 1.7 km bort

The impressive 80m high walls at Malham Cove were formed at the end of the last ice age from glacial ...

Malham Cove, Yorkshire Dales National Park, UK

C: Limestone Pavement above Malham Cove

av Noel Jenkins, 1.8 km bort

A view from the top of Malham Cove, Yorkshire Dales National Park. Enthusiasts of karst landscapes wi...

Limestone Pavement above Malham Cove

D: Dry Valley, Yorkshire

av John Willetts ARPS, 2.2 km bort

A Dry Valley is one that does not have a river or stream flowing through it. They are usually found i...

Dry Valley, Yorkshire

E: The Dry Valley of Watlowes, Yorkshire

av John Willetts ARPS, 2.7 km bort

The valley was cut by floodwater during a time when underground water remained frozen for much of the...

The Dry Valley of Watlowes, Yorkshire

F: Riverside Flowers near Airton, Yorkshire

av John Willetts ARPS, 5.0 km bort

A wonderful evocation of the English summer. Here is a glorious display of wild flowers on the banks ...

Riverside Flowers near Airton, Yorkshire

G: Sarah and Tim's Yorkshire Dales wedding, April 2013

av Joby Catto, 7.2 km bort

Celebrating Sarah and Tim's wedding in April 2013, here's a 360° panorama of the reception at Cracoe ...

Sarah and Tim's Yorkshire Dales wedding, April 2013

H: Conistone Dib, Yorkshire

av John Willetts ARPS, 8.9 km bort

These fantastic patterns look like a miniaturised mountain ranges and gorges from another land. They ...

Conistone Dib, Yorkshire

I: Barden Reservoir

av Alex Daniel, 11.4 km bort

A panorama taken from the moors just above Upper Barden Reservoir on 07/08/2014.

Barden Reservoir

J: Gaping Gill Main Chamber

av Martin Smith, 18.5 km bort

Gaping Gill Main Chamber. One of the largest known underground chambers in the UK. Lies on the platea...

Gaping Gill Main Chamber

Det här panoramat togs i England, Europe

Detta är en översikt av Europe

Europe is generally agreed to be the birthplace of western culture, including such legendary innovations as the democratic nation-state, football and tomato sauce.

The word Europe comes from the Greek goddess Europa, who was kidnapped by Zeus and plunked down on the island of Crete. Europa gradually changed from referring to mainland Greece until it extended finally to include Norway and Russia.

Don't be confused that Europe is called a continent without looking like an island, the way the other continents do. It's okay. The Ural mountains have steadily been there to divide Europe from Asia for the last 250 million years. Russia technically inhabits "Eurasia".

Europe is presently uniting into one political and economic zone with a common currency called the Euro. The European Union originated in 1993 and is now composed of 27 member states. Its headquarters is in Brussels, Belgium.

Do not confuse the EU with the Council of Europe, which has 47 member states and dates to 1949. These two bodies share the same flag, national anthem, and mission of integrating Europe. The headquarters of the Council are located in Strasbourg, France, and it is most famous for its European Court of Human Rights.

In spite of these two bodies, there is still no single Constitution or set of laws applying to all the countries of Europe. Debate rages over the role of the EU in regards to national sovereignty. As of January 2009, the Lisbon Treaty is the closest thing to a European Constitution, yet it has not been approved by all the EU states. 

Text by Steve Smith.

Dela detta panorama