Posted by carlotta on Monday January 14th, 2013 at 7:18am
I’ve always wondered why there are ridges that run horizontally along the steep sides of the South Downs hills. They look like ancient footpaths, although there are too many to make any sense. Turns out they are formed by gravity, according to my son the Geography student. I love that now, when I go walking on the Downs, I have a visual reminder all around me of Earth’s gravitational pull.
Click here for similar images or more information.
Posted by carlotta on Thursday October 19th, 2017 at 7:10pm
Posted by carlotta on Friday May 13th, 2016 at 7:33am
Posted by carlotta on Friday March 7th, 2014 at 3:03pm