NO0352 : Woodland beneath Capel Hill

taken 2 years ago, 4 km from Tulliemet, Perth And Kinross, Great Britain

Woodland beneath Capel Hill
Woodland beneath Capel Hill
Remnants of a huge forest which once covered the hills around Loch Ordie. The forest was planted in the 1810s by the Atholl Estate and was mostly of larch. I am unsure as to what happened to it, although I have heard of a big fire.
The foreground is a waterlogged grassy area beside the Buckny Burn, the sort of place you see elk grazing in Scandinavia. Sadly not here, although there are now beaver downstream.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 17 September, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 18 September, 2017
Geographical Context
Lakes, Wetland, Bog  Woodland, Forest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NO 0398 5297 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:39.5177N 3:34.0776W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NO 0399 5299
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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