NG3247 : Gate in Ben Aketil windfarm

taken 8 years ago, 4 km from Blackhill, Highland, Great Britain

Gate in Ben Aketil windfarm
Gate in Ben Aketil windfarm
There is no immediately obvious reason why there is a fence and gate across the track leading to turbines 9 and 10 at the windfarm. It could be that the fence is a boundary between two different landowners that existed before the windfarm was built. The sign on the gate warns of ice (which can build up on the turbine blades and then be thrown off as the blades turn). It goes on the say that you enter at your own risk. If you have approached this point from the main track through the site, you will have already passed under the swinging blades of the other eight turbines...
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Richard Dorrell and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
NG3247, 23 images   (more nearby )
  (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Wednesday, 27 January, 2010   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 27 January, 2010
Geographical Context
Energy infrastructure  Uplands  Heath, Scrub  Boundary, Barrier  Roads, Road transport 
Place (from Tags)
Isle of Skye 
Gate   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 322 473 [100m precision]
WGS84: 57:26.2321N 6:27.7747W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 322 473
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map

Other Tags
Wind Farm  Sign 

Click a tag, to view other nearby images.

Image classification(about): Geograph
This page has been viewed about 18 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · OS Map Checksheet · Geograph Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
W Go E
You are not logged in login | register