SJ5783 : Daresbury Tower

taken 3 years ago, near to Daresbury, Halton, Great Britain

Daresbury Tower
Daresbury Tower
Before being decommissioned in 1993 Daresbury Tower was the largest Van De Graff generator on the planet. When built in the 1970s, there was great opposition by locals. Now, however it is a landmark and civilian airline pilots use it as a navigation aid. Currently part of the Daresbury Science and Innovation Centre it is being used for research into the "fourth generation light source".
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SJ5783, 19 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Friday, 18 March, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 29 March, 2016
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Educational sites 
Date (from Tags)
1993 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 5752 8305 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:20.5579N 2:38.3698W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 5711 8307
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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Tower  Landmark  Navigation Aid  Science Centre  Van De Graff Generator  Horses 

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