NX4573 : On Stronbae Hill 1

taken 3 years ago, 3 km from Auchinleck, Dumfries And Galloway, Great Britain

On Stronbae Hill 1
On Stronbae Hill 1
Heather looks attractive but walking through it is less so. Most of the small hills in this area have been seldom visited by walkers and - once you get there - it is not surprising: the ground is very rough and uneven - carpeted in a mixture of bog, heather, bilberry and bracken - such that it takes three times longer to traverse than would cropped turf. Also, until extensive felling was undertaken, many of the hillsides were covered with impenetrable spruce plantations and could not be accessed from the forest tracks.
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NX4573, 12 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 19 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 29 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Uplands  Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms  Country estates  Moorland 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 4503 7395 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:2.1504N 4:25.5882W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 4505 7398
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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