SN8256 : Forest on Esgair Cloddiad, Powys

taken 4 years ago, near to Nant y Cloddiad [water Feature], Powys, Great Britain

Forest on Esgair Cloddiad, Powys
Forest on Esgair Cloddiad, Powys
Looking across Cwm Nant y Cloddiad where considerable replanting of coniferous trees has been done on previously clear felled areas.
The Tywi Forest
The Tywi Forest is a very extensive area of coniferous plantation mainly established in the 1960s over what had been, in the main, open moorland. Abandoned post-Medieval settlements and Bronze Age monuments reveal that this landscape was more intensively populated and used in the past. With many of the trees being well over forty years old, felling is in progress in many parts of the forest, including here, hence the good condition of many of the stony forestry roads. Young trees are also becoming well established in many of the cleared areas.
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Date Taken
Monday, 23 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 14 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Uplands  Woodland, Forest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SN 8221 5675 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:11.7817N 3:43.4864W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SN 8255 5625
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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Clear Fell  Coniferous Forest  Valley 

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