NT2045 : Windthrow, Harehope Forest

taken 12 years ago, 4 km from Eddleston, Scottish Borders, Great Britain

Windthrow, Harehope Forest
Windthrow, Harehope Forest
An expensive problem in a commercial plantation, once the wind gets in, the shallow rooted trees that have grown up in each other's shelter soon fall over. A dangerous job clearing a mess like this, as the fallen trees are often in tension, explosively released when a tree is cut. The root plates are also a hazard.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 6 May, 2006   (more nearby)
Monday, 8 May, 2006
Forest   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 205 450 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:41.5156N 3:15.9731W
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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