TQ9548 : Windbreak near Charing

taken 8 years ago, near to Westwell Leacon, Kent, Great Britain

Windbreak near Charing
Windbreak near Charing, taken 8 years ago
This long row of tall conifers is prominent on aerial mapping, which shows it to be about 250m long. It appears to have been planted as a windbreak, possibly to shelter the A20 from snowdrifts in northerly winds: it is several hundred metres from the properties along Pett Lane to the north, and therefore of no use in sheltering them.
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year taken
2009
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Image classification?
Geograph
Date Taken
Friday, 30 January, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 1 February, 2009
Geographical Context
Grassland 
Category
Windbreak   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 958 486 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:12.2150N 0:48.0950E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 957 486
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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