SY6973 : High Angle Battery, Portland

taken 10 years ago, near to Fortuneswell, Dorset, Great Britain

High Angle Battery, Portland
High Angle Battery, Portland
This battery built in the 1880's was designed so that the guns could be fired at a high angle their shells plunging onto the vulnerable decks of attacking warships whose sides were protected by thick armour.
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Date Taken
Monday, 24 March, 2008   (more nearby)
Monday, 24 March, 2008
Gun emplacement   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 694 731 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:33.4596N 2:25.9834W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 693 732
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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