ST4857 : Ephemeral Channel

taken 48 years ago, near to Burrington, North Somerset, Great Britain

Ephemeral Channel
Ephemeral Channel
Pipeflow and interflow combine, with surface runoff between heather ling clumps and peat mounds, to form an ephemeral channel migrating down channel. This moves forward on the drier soils, the stream advancing in form. Peaty podzol, East Twin Brook, Blackdown Hills ORS, Mendip. source Research:
MD Stagg University of Bristol thesis copyright 1973 and DR Weyman MJ Kirkby LF Curtis 1969 and 1970.
That which stuns me is the erosion increase at Beacon Batch, south end headwater at the watershed, Richard Webb 2000 ST4857.
This picture is the basin head of the east tributary depression, winter bracken to the side, exact date uncertain, 1970 is given nearest to flume completion, closest flow record.
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Date Taken
4 December 1970   (more nearby)
Friday, 19 January, 2007
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 481 573 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:18.7837N 2:44.7616W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 480 573
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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