NS2874 : Bomb crater near Whinhill Reservoir

taken 1 year ago, near to Greenock, Inverclyde, Great Britain

Bomb crater near Whinhill Reservoir
Bomb crater near Whinhill Reservoir
This crater is not far to the south of a NS2874 : Path to Whinhill Reservoir; it is just 50 metres to the south-west of the point from which that picture was taken.
Bomb craters above Greenock :: NS2673
The Greenock Blitz was in May 1941: NS2676 : Memorial for those killed in the Greenock air raids. Some of the bomb craters on the moors above the town are the result of several decoy fires that were deployed here during the Second World War; see LinkExternal link (at Secret Scotland) for details. The control bunker for one of those decoy sites (NS2773 : Whitelees Moor - Bombing Decoy Control Bunker) can be seen at NS27567342, and there were other decoys on these moors.
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Date Taken
Monday, 24 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 3 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Defence, Military 
Period (from Tags)
Second World War 
Primary Subject of Photo
Crater 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 2804 7470 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:56.0707N 4:45.2657W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 2803 7470
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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