NH8903 : Struggling to survive

taken 6 years ago, 4 km from Feshiebridge, Highland, Great Britain

Struggling to survive
Struggling to survive
At 690m these self seeded Scots pines have a tough struggle ahead of them. They can cope with the nutrient poor granite based soils, but the short growing season at this altitude will tell against them. Self seeded trees can be found in high places. 800m Sitka saplings are not a rare sight (that is altitude, not half mile high trees).
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Date Taken
Saturday, 28 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 7 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Heath, Scrub 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NH 8932 0398 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:6.8040N 3:49.7536W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NH 8930 0399
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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Montane Heath 

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