NG2537 : Cliff top lazy beds

taken 7 years ago, near to Camas na h-Uamha [water Feature], Highland, Great Britain

Cliff top lazy beds
Cliff top lazy beds
The stripes in the ground are evidence of former cultivation in lazy beds - also known as run rig or ridge and furrow cultivation. Ditches were dug and the soil the piled up to form ridges - this provided a greater depth of soil for planting, and improved drainage. These lazy beds are close to the deserted and ruined township of Idrigill. The water is Loch Bracadale.
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Date Taken
Friday, 25 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 27 June, 2010
Category
Lazy beds   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 2547 3786 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:20.8952N 6:33.9239W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 2548 3779
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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