SU5029 : Wild flowers on Magdalen Hill Down

taken 8 years ago, near to Chilcomb, Hampshire, Great Britain

Wild flowers on Magdalen Hill Down
Wild flowers on Magdalen Hill Down
And looking across the Chilcomb valley to the slopes of Telegraph Hill with its distinctive evenly-spaced trees.
Magdalen Hill Down
The down is held on a long lease by Butterfly Conservation as a nature reserve. It has never been ploughed and is mown by sheep, to preserve the rich variety of wild flowers upon which the butterflies live. There are thirty species of butterfly here, including Brown Argus, Green Hairstreaks and Chalkhill Blues.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 2 July, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 5 July, 2011
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Grassland 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 509 290 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:3.5231N 1:16.4627W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 508 291
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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