Learning - Highland Perthshire
and West Tempar were settlements through which the road to the Isles ran. The
track can still be seen.
from the East Tempar Track - in Feb 2009
from the East Tempar Track - Feb 2009
East Tempar Burn
the East Tempar Burn
East Tempar - note the A shape in the collapsed section.
Elm at East Tempar - probably killed by dutch elm disease. It is now being attacked
by bracket fungi.
erratic at East Tempar. It was carried here by the eastward flowing ice that
came from Rannoch Moor.
at East Tempar. The tree growing out of it is a bird cherry. At one time limestone
was quarried in the vicinity and processed in the kiln to produce fertiliser.
A depression where
limestone was quarried for the kiln.
the road near East Tempar
formed beech at East Tempar. Beech is not a native tree but adds to the landscape.
gateway on the East Tempar Track.
Boulder BedThe pink
granite pebbles can be seen in the photograph. It is thought that they were
carried by floating ice from a mass of granite which existed in the region of
Greenland about 600 million years ago.
Boulder Bed at East Tempar
of a beech that was felled because the wind was blowing it over. It turned out
to be hollow.