NS3779 : Slopes of Carman Hill

taken 5 years ago, near to Alexandria, West Dunbartonshire, Great Britain

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Slopes of Carman Hill
Slopes of Carman Hill
The NS3779 : Ancient hill-fort on Carman Hill is further up the slope, behind the point from which the picture was taken. Boulders, perhaps dislodged from the fort over the centuries, litter these lower slopes.

NS3778 : Carman Reservoir can be seen at the foot of the slope, with NS4274 : Dumbuck Quarry beyond its left-hand (north-eastern) edge, and Dumbarton Rock behind its centre.

See NS3779 : Slopes of Carman Hill for a view uphill from the same place.
Carman Reservoir :: NS3778

See Link (in a Geograph article) for further information. The reservoir, which was officially opened in 1886, is now disused; there is a trout fishery based alongside it. Carman Reservoir was created by damming and enlarging an existing Carman Loch, which was itself artificial: the loch had been created in connection with the nearby Millburn Works; it was also occasionally used for curling.

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Date Taken
Wednesday, 24 February, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 1 March, 2016
Geographical Context
Uplands 
Landmark (from Tags)
Dumbarton Rock  Dumbuck Quarry 
Primary Subject of Photo
Hillside 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3743 7929 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:58.7386N 4:36.4233W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3733 7937
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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