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|Description ||Afoot a gritstone stack on curbar/froggatt edge looking toward the Derwent valley.They used to quarry millstones here in situ=unsure what the holes are whether they're chemical erosion points or manmade for quarrying?|
| I think the holes were created during the period when the glacial icesheets were melting. Imagine the area covered by a deep sheet of ice, then imagine all the ice melting and retreating. There must have been torrents of water, both under the melting icesheet, and falling from the ice sheet. Its just a theory, but it fits inside my mind. There are indentations like this at Robin Hoods Stride, which is also millstone grit. It would also explain the fluting of the Devils Arrows.|
| Great picture by the way, isn't it an wonderful place. I love Derbyshire!|
| Good theory-meltwater erosion points=thanks for your comment nic.|
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