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The Dark Knight rises

By Arvorphoto    
The superhero will rise from his exile and spring from his bat cave to save the world,

Sgwd Henrhyd / Henrhyd Falls
The 90 foot falls (the highest in Wales) occur on a geological fault on the river Nant Llech. A hard layer of sandstone forms the lip of the waterfall. This lip being known as Farewell Rock. So named by the coal miners of the South Wales valleys as coal was unlikely to be found when this layer was reached.

Taken on the second day of my adventure in Waterfall Country after a night of steady rain. Crossing the river proved easy enough and the boots were more watertight than expected. However, in two hours the river had risen sufficiently to make the return river crossing a little more precarious Smile

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Processing: Lightroom/Photoshop

As always, many thanks to those of you who have taken the time to look, vote, comment and a special thank you to Ian, Steve and Alan for their awards on yesterday's upload.
Please feel free to offer critique. Another viewpoint is always welcome


Tags: Uk Rocks Waterfall Trees Green Sandstone Moss Powys Henrhyd falls Strata Landscape and travel Small river Brecon beacons national park No people Coelbren Nant Llech Sgwd Henrhyd 2019 Farewell Rock Graig Llech Gorge Henrhyd Fault wooded gorge

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Comments


18 May 2019 12:57PM
Beautiful place and shot!
Good work!

Arne Smile

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viscostatic 13 45 5 United Kingdom
18 May 2019 1:41PM
A beautiful image. I like the inclusion of the foliage. Interesting information too.

Phil.
Lovely shot SmileSmileSmile

Steve
AnthonyR 13 5 Wales
18 May 2019 10:07PM
Beautiful image and great commentary.

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