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International Year of Forests (January 1st, 2011 - December 31st, 2013)

James Gentles

Where the Trees Meet the Sea...

James Gentles

Woman in the Woods

Binscarth Wood, Orkney Mainland, Scotland, UK

19th September, 11:57BST, 10:57U

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Caption

The windswept islands of Orkney just of the north coast of Scotland dont lend themselves to "forests", or for that matter many trees!

However in the 19th century various landowners tried to grow wooded areas in whatever sheltered "valleys" they could find. Binscarth is one of the largest, although it is only a few acres in size, it makes a pleasant stroll in the sunshine - sheltered from the wind!

Location

Europe / UK-Scotland

Lat: 59° 0' 32.04" N
Long: 3° 7' 53.4" W

Elevation: 20m

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Precision is: High. Pinpoints the exact spot.

Equipment

Nikon D60, Sigma 10-20mm, Nodal Ninja, PTGui Pro

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