NS4278 : Bomb crater

taken 8 years ago, 3 km from Bonhill, West Dunbartonshire, Great Britain

Bomb crater
Bomb crater
This crater is 5.9 metres across. It is located between Hazel Glen and Glendonachy, on a part of the moor that is crossed by many tributaries of the Murroch Burn.

Towards the upper right, a small light-blue horizontal feature is Carman Reservoir, seen at a shallow angle; a little nearer, to its left, is Highdykes Farm. The River Clyde is prominent in the distance.

See NS4278 : Bomb crater for the same crater, nearly seven years later.
Bomb craters near Auchenreoch decoy
There are several Second World War bomb craters in this area, testifying to the success of a Starfish Decoy LinkExternal link (a system of decoy fires) that was located there. See LinkExternal link for a view of all of these bomb crater photographs on a map. See LinkExternal link for an annotated satellite view that shows the location of some of the craters and the remains of the Starfish Decoy. See LinkExternal link for further discussion.
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Date Taken
Friday, 29 January, 2010   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 3 February, 2010
Geographical Context
Defence, Military 
Place (from Tags)
Auchenreoch Muir 
Crater   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 4239 7882 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:58.5848N 4:31.6425W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 4240 7882
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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