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Registered Charitable Incorporated Organisation Number 1155775
SWAAG Honorary President:
Tim Laurie FSA

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 382
 Date Entered 04/12/2011
 Updated on 04/12/2011
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Tree Site Record
 Record Type Botanical HER
 Site Access Public Access Land
 Location MukerCP. Swinner Gill. Head of Ravine
 Civil Parish Muker
 Brit. National Grid NY 9115 0120
 Altitude 400m
 Geology Stream cut ravine through Main Limestone.
 Record Name MUK157 Swinnergill. Upper section. Isolated Juniper with Yew, Sallow etc
 Record Description This record is the first of four seperate records at Swinner Gill and is the upper Ravine (Upstream of the Footpath crossing) centred on the isolated juniper which grows with yew and sallow on top edge of the cliff at the head of the ravine on the west side. Vegetation not yet recorded.
 Dimensions See photographs.
 Geographical area Upper Swaledale
 Species Yew with juniper
 Common / Notable Species Sallow, Ash, Holly etc Details to follow.
 Additional Notes Further records at Swinner Gill include the small ravine above Swinner Gill Kirk recorded previously and others relate to the lower limestone cliffs formed by the Main and Underset Limestones on the East Side, the corresponding cliffs on the west side, the uppermost cliff on the east side with an isolated Yew at 430m AOD and finally Fair Yew End which is an isolated limestone cliff on the eastern side at the entrance to Swinner Gill.
 Image 1 ID 1572         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Swinner Gill from Kisdon. Note the cliffs at different levels, thr lower cliffs formed by the limestones. The higher edges formed by chert and sandstone strata.
 Image 2 ID 1573         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description The top of the ravine.
 Image 3 ID 1574         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description View of the ravine upstream from the footpath.
 Image 4 ID 1575         Click image to enlarge
 Image 4 Description Isolated juniper on cliff.
 Image 5 ID 1576         Click image to enlarge
 Image 5 Description Isolated juniper with sallow.
 
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