2009

NX7955 : Potterland Pines (Screel on left)

taken 14 years ago, 3 km from Palnackie, Dumfries And Galloway, Scotland

Potterland Pines (Screel on left)
Potterland Pines (Screel on left)
These Scots Pines were in place when the Forestry Commission took possession of Potterland Wood, (in the 1950s?) and have been left standing after clear felling the later stands of Corsican Pine and Sitka Spruce.

Potterland Wood has been woodland since the earliest maps,LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) and the Forestry Commission intend to manage a return to a more natural forest. The hilltop is to be largely left as "managed open space"

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Category: Hilltop
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Potterland Wood [6] · Nature [3] · Stands of Corsican Pine and Sitka Spruce [2] ·
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NX7955, 48 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Ed Iglehart   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 20 September, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 21 September, 2009
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 796 558 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:52.9771N 3:52.6794W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 797 558
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