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Date: 06 May 1988
Location: Tophead; Rathen; ABERDEENSHIRE; SCOTLAND
Coordinates (lat, lon): 57.621506, -2.021850
Description: Part of the All Scotland Survey.
During the Cold War, Mormond Hill was the site of a tropospheric scatter microwave relay station, one of several in a chain of stations linking NATO commanders in Europe and the USA. The shadows cast by the receiver and transmitter antennae are visible in this image.
Sortie: ASS/60788
Frame: 0171
Corporate bodies: Planning & Mapping Limited
Image type: Vertical
Scale: 24000