SP6406 : Bridge & Crack Willow

taken 12 years ago, near to Ickford, Buckinghamshire, Great Britain

Bridge & Crack Willow
Bridge & Crack Willow
The Bridge is SP6406 : Whirlpool Arch on the lane between Draycot and Ickford. The tree is a Crack Willow (Salix fragilis) living up to its name by splitting. Whenever a limb of a Crack Willow gets to a certain weight, it can no longer be borne by the trunk and it cleaves. Often enough of the split branch remains attached to maintain life, but often also the break is too severe and the branch dies. Close-up of the willow here SP6406 : Cracked Willow
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Date Taken
Saturday, 10 June, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 12 June, 2006
Category
Tree   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 6490 0652 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:45.2173N 1:3.6723W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 6492 0650
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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