The next adventure took us to Cheddar Gorge in Somerset.
When teaching about limestone scenery, I often made reference to this textbook photograph:
The image came from a textbook titled ‘Investigating Physical geography’’ by Neville Grenyer. Maybe the more mature geographers will still remember this publication?
Cheddar Gorge is a limestone gorge lying on the southern edge of the Mendips Hills in Somerset. It is almost three miles long, and has a maximum depth of 137 metres. There is a near-vertical cliff-face to the south, and steep, grassy slopes to the north.
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