NZ1906 : Gatherley Moor Quarry Plantation

taken 4 years ago, near to Gilling West, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Gatherley Moor Quarry Plantation
Gatherley Moor Quarry Plantation
It does seem that Gatherley Moor Quarry are far more into the supply of block stone than into forestry management, as the plantation is in severe need of attention if it even to continue to function as a screen. It seems to have been partially harvested, and is now being colonised by a secondary forest of deciduous native trees and weeds, but also by the alien Himalayan Balsam, a most pernicious invader.
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NZ1906, 15 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 24 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 24 September, 2013
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Quarrying, Mining  Woodland, Forest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 1922 0660 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:27.2658N 1:42.3040W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 1925 0657
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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