SM7328 : The summit of Carn Llidi (1)

taken 8 years ago, near to Treleddyd-Fawr, Pembrokeshire/Sir Benfro, Great Britain

The summit of Carn Llidi (1)
The summit of Carn Llidi (1)
This is the summit of Carn Llidi, 181 metres (594 ft) above sea level.

The two rusting steel bolts set in the rock are the remains of radio equipment installed during the second world war.

The view from the summit spans 180 degrees of the Irish sea and western approaches making Carn Llidi a natural location for defensive surveillance during both world wars.

During WWI a hydrophone station was built near the summit to detect enemy submarines in the western approaches. The same site was re-used throughout WWII, first as a radio station and observation point, then later as a radar station. The concrete and brick foundations of these defence sites remain and the concrete footpaths aid access to the summit.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 26 September, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 11 October, 2009
Category
Summit   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SM 738 280 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:54.2918N 5:17.3660W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SM 738 280
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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