NH2916 : Power lines by Beinn Bhreac, above Dundreggan

taken 6 years ago, 4 km from Dundreggan, Highland, Great Britain

Power lines by Beinn Bhreac, above Dundreggan
Power lines by Beinn Bhreac, above Dundreggan
This is part of the Beauly-Denny Power Line, here it runs over the hills between Tomich and Glenmoriston. The existing 132kV line is on the left, with the replacement 400kV line on the right. It looks like this section of the new line already has the conductors strung on it.
Dundreggan Estate :: NH3215
The Dundreggan Estate covers about 4,000 hectares on the northern side of Glen Moriston. The estate was purchased by Trees for Life in 2008, and they have been working to restore the Caledonian Forest across the area. Much of the area is currently moorland, along with a conifer plantation and some native woodland.
Several parts of the estate have now been fenced off as exclosures to reduce overgrazing by deer. These areas are now being planted with native trees, as well as allowing natural regeneration.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 17 April, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 18 April, 2013
Geographical Context
Energy infrastructure  Roads, Road transport  Construction, Development  Moorland 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NH 2919 1673 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:12.5635N 4:49.7830W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NH 29185 16710
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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Beauly-Denny Power Line  Power Line  Moorland Track 

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