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Storm damage to tree crop in Aberdeenshire - 1953
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No: 706   Contributor: Norman Davidson   Year: 1953
Storm damage to tree crop in Aberdeenshire - 1953

Photograph courtesy of David Paterson, Edinburgh.

David was an Honours Student in 1952/53 under Prof. Mark Anderson at Edinburgh University and part of his remit was to record the effects of the 1953 January storm on the forests around Aberdeenshire. The following photographs (700- 708) shows some of the damage to the forest crops on Fyvie, Blackford House, Forglen and Hatton Castle Estates.

Blackford House Estate by Rothienorman and David notes:

‘Beech prob 150years +
Taken from the West side’
Picture added on 20 November 2010
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