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

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 404
 Date Entered 27/12/2011
 Updated on 13/02/2012
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Tree Site Record
 Record Type Botanical HER
 Site Access Public Access Land
 Record Date 08/08/2011
 Location Kisdon North Gang Scars
 Civil Parish Muker
 Brit. National Grid NY 90333 00359
 Altitude 411m
 Geology The Main Limestone exposed intermittently over a distance of 1km as small well vegetated cliffs and scree slopes below, each with different woodland composition but no juniper or aspen here. Mineralised at the North Gang Vein. This is the most northerly of three cliffs recorded.
 Record Name MUK155. Muker CP. Kisdon North Gang Scars. Relict woodland with isolated yew.
 Record Description Relict woodland on very small limestone outcrop facing North East with one isolated yew, ash, rowan, birch and hawthorn. Mossy saxifrage in scree below. Vegetation not yet recorded.
 Dimensions See photographs
 Geographical area Upper Swaledale
 Species One isolated yew, ash, rowan, birch, hawthorn,
 Common / Notable Species Mossy saxifrage in scree.
 Additional Notes Juniper and aspen are not present here.
 Image 1 ID 952         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Swaledale and Ivelet Side from North Gang Scars
 Image 2 ID 953         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description Ring cairn at edge of the terrace. North Gang Scars.
 Image 3 ID 1819         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description Isolated yew with ash on NE facing cliff at 411m.
 Image 4 ID 1820         Click image to enlarge
 Image 4 Description Ash on NE facing cliff at 411m
 Image 5 ID 1821         Click image to enlarge
 Image 5 Description Ash on NE facing cliff at 411m
 
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