SU7396 : Landscape Destruction or Engineering Triumph?

taken 8 years ago, near to Aston Rowant, Oxfordshire, Great Britain

Landscape Destruction or Engineering Triumph?
Landscape Destruction or Engineering Triumph?
Built in the early 1970's after much controversy, the M40 motorway cuts through the Chilterns escarpment to drop to the Oxfordshire plain below. Almost forty years later, the chalk scar still refuses to heal completely (see my photograph SU7396 : M40 Chalk Face). This is the view that features in numerous television programmes, notably The Vicar of Dibley which was filmed in the nearby village of Turville.
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SU7396, 69 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
September 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 19 January, 2010
Category
Road > Motorway   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 737 964 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:39.6988N 0:56.1353W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 737 964
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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