Posted by: mynaturaldiary | August 5, 2016

Captain Cooks Monument

At the foot of Gribdale Gate is a hill that leads to Captain Cooks Monument.

The path that leads to the top is through a forest. The sun shines through the leaves.

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and the nettles are lit up.

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The sky is very blue.

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Flowers bloom, food for insects.

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At the top of the hill, Roseberry Topping appears on the horizon, like a shark fin breaking the surface of the water.

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The line of the Cleveland hills to the south stretches away in the distance across the Teesside flood plain.

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Captain Cooks monument sits on edge of Easby Moor.

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Later on, the unimpeded view to Roseberry Topping from Newton under Roseberry shows the side hidden from the top of Easby Moor.

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