NK0022 : Drums Links: WW2 beach defences

near to Drums, Aberdeenshire, Great Britain

Drums Links: WW2 beach defences
Drums Links: WW2 beach defences
Part of the line of tank traps that stretches for over 12 miles from Aberdeen in the south to Rockend in the north. Built in 1940 in anticipation of a German invasion and designed to impede the landing of tanks and other vehicles. At this point there are 2 rows of traps, instead of the usual one, suggesting that they were defending a gun battery or strong point of some kind now buried in the dunes. The site is also unusual in having cylindrical concrete blocks in addition to the usual cubes.
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Saturday, 20 February, 2010   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 20 February, 2010
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World War II defences   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! NK 001 227 [100m precision]
WGS84: 57:17.6944N 1:59.9990W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NK 001 227
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