NG4736 : Slash track

taken 8 years ago, 3 km from Conordan, Highland, Great Britain

Slash track
Slash track
'Slash' is branches and tops of felled trees. It is used to provide a 'floating' track for the heavy forestry vehicles to drive over during felling operations.
This causes minimal damage to the ground, and prevents vehicles getting stuck in the boggy peat.
This part of Glen Varragill forest was cleared in summer 2008.
The central peak in the background is Ben Tianavaig.
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Date Taken
Friday, 9 October, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 9 October, 2009
Geographical Context
Woodland, Forest  Roads, Road transport 
Place (from Tags)
Isle of Skye  Glen Varragill 
Category
Slash track   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 478 363 [100m precision]
WGS84: 57:20.8381N 6:11.5674W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 478 362
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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