NN6473 : Snow barrier

taken 10 years ago, near to General Wade's Military Road [other Features], Perth And Kinross, Great Britain

Snow barrier
Snow barrier
Like all Mounth roads, the A9 is vulnerable to blowing snow. The Gaick side of the road at the Drumochter pass has a huge gathering ground with a high plateau able to deliver lots of snow to the road at 450m above sea level. A barrier of trees has been planted, which should trap a lot of the windblown snow. The trees have grown very slowly at this altitude.
Sgairneach Mhr, one of the 5 main Druim Uachdair summits in the distance.
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NN6473, 53 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 30 June, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 30 June, 2007
Category
Woodland > Woodland   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NN 645 735 [100m precision]
WGS84: 56:49.9898N 4:13.3035W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NN 645 735
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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