NS4380 : Anemometer mast

taken 7 years ago, 3 km from Blairquhomrie, West Dunbartonshire, Great Britain

Anemometer mast
Anemometer mast
The presence of the mast was presumably related to plans (which were eventually rejected) to build a windfarm that was to have been centred on the nearby NS4380 : Hill of Standing Stones.

Amongst other things, the mast shown here has several anemometers, wind vanes, and a rain gauge. It also had a red obstacle warning light, visible at night (causing some in surrounding areas to wonder about the source of a new light up on the moors).

Loch Lomond is visible in the background, with Ben Lomond prominent behind it, just left of centre.
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NS4380, 44 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 28 June, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 7 July, 2011
Geographical Context
Energy infrastructure  Construction, Development  Air, Sky, Weather 
Landmark (from Tags)
Ben Lomond 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 4387 8017 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:59.3409N 4:30.2680W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 4388 8015
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Anemometer  Rain Gauge 

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