Friars Crag and Broom Hill Point –
          Derwent Water




          Glacial Deposition and
      Fluvioglacial Stream...
Location
Crow Park Opposite Theatre,
         Keswick
Blaencathra truncated spurs
Stoss end of crag + tail looking south
Resilient dolerite of plug – Friars Crag
Truncated south end of larger
   drumlin east of the crag
Glacial
                               Material




Exposure viewed from
lakeside looking north
– removed by fluvial erosi...
Sectioned end of smaller drumlin
General fluvial drainage [swarms]
Spurs, drumlin + Catlehead
Brockle Beck Delta – misfit unable
 to carry glacially eroded material
View upstream + sub-angular load
Stable Hills
Steeper Stoss end - south
Shallower Lee End
Broom hill point
Broom Hill
point fragic
 exposure
Five oaks Kame – sand + gravel
At top
Evidence of gravel through mole waste
Esker running away to the SE
Kettle hole viewed from the road
Esker
   mounds
running away
from the road
Improved and unimproved Drumlin
Slippage on
bank side and
poor drainage
Parting shot – drumlin + geese
Research –

 Lakeland Rocks and Landscape
          A field guide
 Cumberland Geological Society
    Chapter 13 John Bordm...
www.aberrantbee.com
 images Mark Ollis
 creative commons
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Erosional and depositional features at the north end of Derwent Water

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Friars Crag And Broom Hill Point – Derwent

  1. 1. Friars Crag and Broom Hill Point – Derwent Water Glacial Deposition and Fluvioglacial Streamlined forms [Drumlin, Crag + tail, eskers + kames] [St Bees Kettle Hole – Egremont Rd]
  2. 2. Location
  3. 3. Crow Park Opposite Theatre, Keswick
  4. 4. Blaencathra truncated spurs
  5. 5. Stoss end of crag + tail looking south
  6. 6. Resilient dolerite of plug – Friars Crag
  7. 7. Truncated south end of larger drumlin east of the crag
  8. 8. Glacial Material Exposure viewed from lakeside looking north – removed by fluvial erosion
  9. 9. Sectioned end of smaller drumlin
  10. 10. General fluvial drainage [swarms]
  11. 11. Spurs, drumlin + Catlehead
  12. 12. Brockle Beck Delta – misfit unable to carry glacially eroded material
  13. 13. View upstream + sub-angular load
  14. 14. Stable Hills
  15. 15. Steeper Stoss end - south
  16. 16. Shallower Lee End
  17. 17. Broom hill point
  18. 18. Broom Hill point fragic exposure
  19. 19. Five oaks Kame – sand + gravel
  20. 20. At top
  21. 21. Evidence of gravel through mole waste
  22. 22. Esker running away to the SE
  23. 23. Kettle hole viewed from the road
  24. 24. Esker mounds running away from the road
  25. 25. Improved and unimproved Drumlin
  26. 26. Slippage on bank side and poor drainage
  27. 27. Parting shot – drumlin + geese
  28. 28. Research – Lakeland Rocks and Landscape A field guide Cumberland Geological Society Chapter 13 John Bordman Classic Landforms of the Lake District [GA] John Boardman Exploring Lakeland Rocks and Landscape - Cumberland Geological Society [recently published and the main inspiration] and thanks to Fred Lawton for his enthusiasm
  29. 29. www.aberrantbee.com images Mark Ollis creative commons

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