TQ7252 : Footpath by the shelterbelt

taken 6 years ago, near to West Farleigh, Kent, Great Britain

Footpath by the shelterbelt.
Footpath by the shelterbelt.
The trees provide an effective windbreak for the fruit trees.
Shelterbelts (windbreaks)
A windbreak or shelterbelt is a plantation usually made up of one or more rows of trees or shrubs planted in such a manner as to provide shelter from the wind and to protect soil from erosion. They are commonly planted around the edges of fields on farms. Windbreaks are also planted to help keep snow from drifting onto roadways. Other benefits include providing habitat for wildlife and in some regions the trees are harvested for wood products.
A further use for a shelterbelt is to screen a farm from a main road or motorway. This improves the farm landscape by reducing the visual incursion of the motorway, mitigating noise from the traffic and providing a safe barrier between farm animals and the road
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TQ7252, 54 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 27 November, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 6 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Paths  Boundary, Barrier  Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7245 5221 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:14.5800N 0:28.1552E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7246 5219
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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