NS9737 : Thankerton ROC Post

taken 9 years ago, near to Thankerton, South Lanarkshire, Great Britain

Thankerton ROC Post
Thankerton ROC Post
Opened in 1959 and closed in September 1991, this is one of over 300 Royal Observer Corps (ROC) posts across Scotland. In the Cold War era the job of the ROC was to report the positions of nuclear bomb strikes, monitor resulting fallout areas and relay these back to Group Headquarters.
ROC Underground Monitoring Posts - A Collection Of Images
A collection of images of Royal Observer Corps (ROC) underground monitoring posts, taken from 2009 onwards.

Associated structures such as Orlit Posts and telecommunications infrastructure are also collected here.
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NS9737, 10 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 13 September, 2009   (more nearby)
Monday, 14 September, 2009
Cold War relic   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 97010 37655 [1m precision]
WGS84: 55:37.2922N 3:38.2188W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 97010 37655
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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