Author Topic: Darkness in Horton-in-Ribblesdale  (Read 1338 times)

Offline JasonC

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Darkness in Horton-in-Ribblesdale
« on: August 26, 2017, 08:16:20 am »
Here's a thing.... if you look at Google street view in the Horton vicinity, you see... nothing.  Just the blackness of the abyss - eg:
https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@54.1484863,-2.2952987,3a,75y,71.83h,90t/data=!3m7!1e1!3m5!1sQl4G6s4Us-6YUeNTztnugw!2e0!6s%2F%2Fgeo2.ggpht.com%2Fcbk%3Fpanoid%3DQl4G6s4Us-6YUeNTztnugw%26output%3Dthumbnail%26cb_client%3Dmaps_sv.tactile.gps%26thumb%3D2%26w%3D203%26h%3D100%26yaw%3D60.734592%26pitch%3D0%26thumbfov%3D100!7i13312!8i6656

I'm a little concerned, as I'm going there today, and as everyone knows, what Google says is unfailingly true....

Offline Roger W

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Re: Darkness in Horton-in-Ribblesdale
« Reply #1 on: August 26, 2017, 09:17:14 am »
I think you'll be OK as long as you take the B6479     ;)
"That, of course, is the dangerous part about caves:  you don't know how far they go back, sometimes... or what is waiting for you inside."   JRR Tolkein: "The Hobbit"

Offline tony from suffolk

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Re: Darkness in Horton-in-Ribblesdale
« Reply #2 on: August 26, 2017, 09:53:29 am »
You can certainly put all your trust in Google Earth. Looking at street view, there's been a white van parked outside our house for weeks now, but can I get the local police to come out and investigate? Disgusting treatment of us local taxpayers!
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Re: Darkness in Horton-in-Ribblesdale
« Reply #3 on: August 26, 2017, 09:11:18 pm »
Has someone's dig gone a bit more than they expected it to? :lol:
Dirty old mines need love too....

Offline JasonC

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Re: Darkness in Horton-in-Ribblesdale
« Reply #4 on: August 28, 2017, 11:03:03 pm »
The Horton Black Hole is still there ...
Starts here (going South)
https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@54.1774044,-2.3341022,3a,75y,123.51h,78.54t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sRMIQN4eGKHEeMhfp09RWaw!2e0!7i13312!8i6656
... and continues all the way down the road to Settle.

Still, I can report that the structure of space/time does not appear unduly affected by this anomaly.

Offline JasonC

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Re: Darkness in Horton-in-Ribblesdale
« Reply #5 on: December 07, 2018, 08:52:10 pm »
... and it's still there (or rather, not there), 16 months later.  What have Google got against Horton ?

Offline Ian Ball

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Re: Darkness in Horton-in-Ribblesdale
« Reply #6 on: December 08, 2018, 02:50:32 pm »
Looking back in time helps. Don't speed through the darkness! Mobile speed cameras rule the roost there

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Re: Darkness in Horton-in-Ribblesdale
« Reply #7 on: December 08, 2018, 04:37:55 pm »
It starts right at the point where the Long Churn track starts!
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Offline martinr

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Re: Darkness in Horton-in-Ribblesdale
« Reply #8 on: December 08, 2018, 10:10:54 pm »
Solved. I've checked the date the Google drove through Horton - and there was a partial eclipse in Yorkshire that day

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Re: Darkness in Horton-in-Ribblesdale
« Reply #9 on: December 08, 2018, 10:18:00 pm »
That's actually the Yorkshire Hole. It's where all the miserable attitudes of Yorkshire folk comes from. All the miserable bastards go there at least once a week

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Re: Darkness in Horton-in-Ribblesdale
« Reply #10 on: Yesterday at 06:27:22 pm »
https://webcam.io/webcams/zKaEg9

In the real world... Horton isn't always dark.

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Re: Darkness in Horton-in-Ribblesdale
« Reply #11 on: Yesterday at 07:04:37 pm »
That webcam is so useful - you can watch any flood come through and get an idea of whether the water is rising or on the wane.