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Wolf Crags, Matterdale
Wolf Crags
civil parish:-   Matterdale (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   rocks
coordinates:-   NY35512224 (etc) 
1Km square:-   NY3522
10Km square:-   NY32

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 65 6) 
placename:-  Wolf Crags
source data:-   Maps, County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.

evidence:-   descriptive text:- Otley 1823 (5th edn 1834) 
placename:-  Wolf Crag
item:-  geology
source data:-   Guide book, A Concise Description of the English Lakes, the mountains in their vicinity, and the roads by which they may be visited, with remarks on the mineralogy and geology of the district, by Jonathan Otley, published by the author, Keswick, Cumberland now Cumbria, by J Richardson, London, and by Arthur Foster, Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria, 1823; published 1823-49, latterly as the Descriptive Guide to the English Lakes.
image OT01P156, button  goto source
Page 156:-  "... An amygdaloid rock, containing nodules of calcareous spar, and sometimes of agate, opal or calcedony, is met with in several places; as ... in Wolf Crag on the road to Matterdale. ..."

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