Out & About …

… on the North York Moors, or wherever I happen to be.

Low Force

Low Force

Another day, another waterfall.

Less dramatic than its big brother, High Force, Low Force is another of the waterfalls in this dramatic landscape of upper Teesdale. It’s a popular tourist destination.

The predominant geology of Teesdale is Carboniferous sedimentary rock but it has been intruded by a number of distinct igneous rocks. It is the natural exposures of these rocks that form the waterfalls of Cauldron Snout, High Force, and Low Force.

The “Mighty Tees” , 85 miles long, from its source on the eastern slopes of Cross Fell, above Cow Green Reservoir, to the North Sea between Redcar and Hartlepool.



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