NS4278 : Water-filled bomb crater

taken 8 years ago, near to Bellsmyre, West Dunbartonshire, Great Britain

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Water-filled bomb crater
Water-filled bomb crater
For another view of the crater shown here, and for further information, see NS4278 : Water-filled bomb crater, which is a view in almost the opposite direction.

On the skyline, to the left, are Carman Hill (NS3779) and the neighbouring muirs, while the hills around Glen Finlas (NS3388) can be seen on the right. Visible between them, placed almost centrally on the skyline, are the far more distant Beinn Bheula (NS1598) and its neighbouring peaks, about 33km away.
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 4200 7809 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:58.1839N 4:31.9914W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 4203 7806
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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