The Advantages of Living on a Terminal Moraine
Last year, my friend Dave said that the lie of this land suggested it could be a terminal moraine. A terminal moraine is an accumulation of soil and rock that forms at the end of a glacier. This would certainly fit with the meaning of the name of our nearest village called Kaimend; a kame being a short ridge or mound of sand and gravel deposited during the melting of glacial ice.
But what are the advantages of this? Well the bowl shaped area at the bottom of our acreage is a wonderfully natural shelter. With our sheep due to lamb any day we are grateful for the lie of this land.