River Wye at Water-cum-Jolly Dale

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Comments (4)

pedrocut on April 14, 2009

The limestone rocks of the White Peak were laid down about 325 million years ago, in the Carboniferous Period, when a few degrees south of the Equator and as a shallow tropical lagoon.

Diggory Venn on April 16, 2011

Is this deep water Peter?

pedrocut on April 18, 2011

Hi Diggory, the water is not deep here as it is enlarged area to provide water for one of the many old mills that used to work on this river.

All the best Peter

Diggory Venn on April 19, 2011

Hi Peter!The english mills is wonderful!I had read George Eliot's novel "The Mill on the Floss"!Amazing writer!But I like best Thomas Hardy and Charles Dickens!:)

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on January 6, 2009
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    by pedrocut
    • Camera: Canon DIGITAL IXUS 500
    • Taken on 2006/05/11 15:41:07
    • Exposure: 0.002s (1/500)
    • Focal Length: 7.41mm
    • F/Stop: f/2.800
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash