SU0106 : Potato growing, Chalbury

taken 7 years ago, near to Chalbury Common, Dorset, Great Britain

Potato growing, Chalbury
Potato growing, Chalbury
Tough Colombian farmers first discovered and cultivated the potato some 7,000 years ago. Western man did not come in contact with the potato until as late as 1537 when the Conquistadors tramped through Peru. Later, about 1570, the first potato made its way across the Atlantic to make its debut in Europe. Here the potatoes have been hoed and are just beginning to show green.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 8 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 26 June, 2010
Category
Crops   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 018 068 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:51.6532N 1:58.4965W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 018 068
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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