SK8266 : Girton Grasslands

taken 8 years ago, near to Girton, Nottinghamshire, Great Britain

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Girton Grasslands
Girton Grasslands
Flood meadow at Girton Grasslands
Girton Grasslands

Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust site LinkExternal link an excellent example of Trent Valley floodplain meadows, thought to have been created after the Great Flood of 1795 as a floodwater storage to help protect the village. The grasslands regularly flood and provide a diverse wildlife habitat.

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Date Taken
Saturday, 1 February, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 6 February, 2014
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Grassland 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 8263 6608 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:11.1245N 0:45.8944W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 8272 6605
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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Floodplain  Flood Meadow  Meadows  Nature Reserve 

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