Karst in the Yorkshire Dales

In this section we will consider where solution (as a result of chemical weathering) and erosion (mainly created by rivers) features can be seen in the karst areas of the Yorkshire Dales.

Karst areas of the Yorkshire Dales

Click on the pins to see more information about different areas or click directly on the map to find out about the local geology.

Chemical weathering Chemical weathering features

Erosion Erosion features


Karst in the Yorkshire Dales Gallery

Limestone pavement
Blind valley
Gordale Scar
Aysgarth Falls
Clapham Beck Head spring