NX2559 : Sheep on Dergoals Moss

taken 8 years ago, near to Dergoals, Dumfries And Galloway, Great Britain

Sheep on Dergoals Moss
Sheep on Dergoals Moss
Light grazing by sheep is important to maintain the plant diversity of the blanket bog and prevent overgrowth of grasses and scrub.
The two drumlins to the left and right of the picture are Derniemore Hill and Birrel Hill respectively, with the distinctive shape of the Merrick rising in the far distance beyond the forestry.
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NX2559, 40 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Saturday, 10 August, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 11 August, 2013
Geographical Context
Uplands  Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Lakes, Wetland, Bog 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 251 599 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:54.1993N 4:43.6891W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 250 597
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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Blanket Bog  Lowland Bog  Sheep  Drumlins 

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