NX2267 : Wind turbine on Artfield Fell

taken 10 years ago, 3 km from Balmurrie, Dumfries And Galloway, Great Britain

Wind turbine on Artfield Fell
Wind turbine on Artfield Fell
1.3MW turbine standing 43 metres tall to the hub, with a rotor diameter of 62 metres, giving an overall height of 74 metres. Total capacity of windfarm at peak generation = 19.5MW. I admit to having mixed feelings about wind turbines. While they are undoubtedly elegant, their size is grossly out of scale with the rest of the landscape.
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NX2267, 2 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 6 January, 2008   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 6 January, 2008
Category
Wind turbines   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 228 675 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:58.2312N 4:46.1940W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 229 671
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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