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HRS 4363 Castleton, Mam Tor 1980s

Mam Tor is a classic landslip mountain, known locally as 'The Shivering Mountain'. The rock is so unstable that even the main road from Sheffield over to Lancashire eventually became unusable. BGS: Mam Tor Beds - Siltstone And Sandstone. Sedimentary Bedrock formed approximately 315 to 316 million years ago in the Carboniferous Period. Local environment previously dominated by sub-aqueous slopes.
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Category:Scenic
Subcategory:Mountains
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Keywords:castleton, derbyshire, geology, glaciation, ice age, landslides, landslips, landslips, mam tor, peak district, roads

HRS 4363 Castleton, Mam Tor 1980s