NJ2668 : Pill Box on the Slant

taken 4 years ago, 4 km from Lossiemouth, Moray, Great Britain

Pill Box on the Slant
Pill Box on the Slant
This is quite puzzling. The pill box has been built high enough up the sand dunes to be susceptible to undermining and collapse, but since the coast defences were built during the Second World war the shingle banks have been building up, to the extent that the rest of the line of pill boxes, all built at the foot of the dunes, no longer have a view of the sea. So if it wasn't the sea, what has undermined the sand dunes and caused this pill box to slip downhill? Could it have been wind? See also NJ2668 : Sliding Pill Box.
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Date Taken
Friday, 8 May, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 10 May, 2015
Geographical Context
Coastal  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 2691 6853 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:42.0370N 3:13.6785W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 2686 6853
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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