TQ2342 : Dry stream, Ricketts Wood

taken 7 years ago, near to Norwood Hill, Surrey, Great Britain

Dry stream, Ricketts Wood
Dry stream, Ricketts Wood
This runs along the centre of the wood, and as many such streams on the Weald Clay, is dry in summer. These streams often feature small sink holes, so any summer rain soon disappears. They only flow properly in the winter when the clay and the underground cavities are saturated. Hornbeam causes the deep shade and consequent limited summer vegetation.
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TQ2342, 9 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 25 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 26 June, 2010
Category
Watercourse > Woodland stream   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 230 428 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:10.2993N 0:14.4500W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 230 428
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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