Malham Cove Waterfall

Malham Cove Waterfall

This 300 foot (90m) high limestone cliff, is situated near the village of Malham in North Yorkshire. It is believed that it was formed as the result of the river, which once flowed over the striking feature in a huge cascade. At the end of the last ice-age however, as the ground around it thawed, the river found an alternative route, through underground fissures eroded in the bedrock.
The waterfall dried up and the cove remained 'dry' for thousands of years, until on the 6th December 2015, when following days of heavy rain, water once again began to flow over the precipice, temporarily making it Britain's highest, free falling waterfall.
The photograph was taken using a drone and was at the time published on the front page of the Yorkshire post.
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Malham Cove Waterfall

Malham Cove Waterfall