NT2080 : Fortifications on Inchmickery

taken 13 years ago, 4 km from Cramond, Edinburgh, Great Britain

Fortifications on Inchmickery
Fortifications on Inchmickery
Military buildings dating from WW1 and WW2 dominate the skyline of Inchmickery. With a little imagination the fortifications can be seen as making the island resemble a WW2 vintage battleship and it is sometimes claimed this was deliberately done in an attempt to trick enemy U-boats into trying to torpedo it.
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Date Taken
Monday, 2 May, 2005   (more nearby)
Saturday, 14 February, 2009
Island   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 207 805 [100m precision]
WGS84: 56:0.6938N 3:16.4070W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 202 803
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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