NO5188 : Heather Moor Afire, Feughside

taken 30 years ago, near to Ballochan, Aberdeenshire, Great Britain

Heather Moor Afire, Feughside.
Heather Moor Afire, Feughside.
Scotland can be dry even in spring. Here a man attempts to beat out some of the flames. Later, a helicopter dropped water bombs on the fire to extinguish it. Burning is used as a controlled method to regenerate the heather which is a valuable asset for grouse shooting.
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NO5188, 3 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
April 1988   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 6 February, 2006
Category
Moorland > Moorland   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NO 518 885 [100m precision]
WGS84: 56:59.1097N 2:47.6845W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NO 517 886
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