NN5886 : Dirc Bheag

taken 3 years ago, 5 km from Dalwhinnie, Highland, Great Britain

Dirc Bheag
Dirc Bheag
Looking SW from just below the col. The adjacent Dirc Mhor has been described as "floored with a jungle of boulders and an abundance of ferns making the holes between the boulders difficult to see"(Scottish Mountaineering Club District Guidebook). The description fits the Dirc Bheag too, and indicates that the place is a walker's nightmare. It is instructive to think that the reason why the vegetation is ungrazed is that the deer choose not to come here.
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Date Taken
Monday, 29 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 2 October, 2014
Geographical Context
Uplands  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NN 5889 8659 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:56.9387N 4:19.2912W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NN 5896 8662
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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