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May Hill, England

Doris M. Frost of Kensington submitted this photo, taken by her husband in 1998 when they visited England for several weeks. They had the opportunity to climb May Hill, the summit of which is on the western edge of Gloucester in the Cotswolds. She writes, "Rising 971 feet above sea level it forms part of a low range of hills separating the River Severn from the River Wye. The immediate summit is topped with two rows of pines; the mature trees planted to mark Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee, and the younger trees planted almost a century later to honor the silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II. Views of the surrounding countryside were extensive in all directions, including those to the Welsh borders. Adding to the pastoral scene many sheep dotting the hill's grassland and heath grazed undisturbed as we made our way to the top. The hill was recently named one of the seven wonders of the West Country."
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