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Wednesday, April 28, 2010

# 480 - Cheddar Gorge

Cheddar Gorge is a limestone gorge in the Mendip Hills, near the village of Cheddarin Somerset, England. The gorge is the site of the Cheddar show caves, where Britain's oldest complete human skeletonCheddar Man, estimated to be 9,000 years old, was found in 1903.Older remains from the Upper Late Palaeolithic era (12,000–13,000 years ago) have been found.The caves, produced by the activity of an underground river, contain stalactites and stalagmites.
Cheddar Gorge, including the caves and other attractions, has become a touristdestination. In a 2005 poll of Radio Times readers, following its appearance on the 2005 television programme Seven Natural Wonders, Cheddar Gorge was named as the second greatest natural wonder in Britain, surpassed only by Dan yr Ogof caves.The gorge attracts about 500,000 visitors per year.-wikipedia
Exposed limestone cliffs on either side of a road with cars on it.
Hills covered with green vegetation. To the left in the distance are houses and water. Ahed is  exposed rock.
View of Cheddar Village, reservoirBatts Combe quarry and gorge taken from the watchtower at the top of Jacob's Ladder

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