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South Uist, West Geirinis, Rangehead,guided Missile Range

Military Installation(S) (20th Century)

Site Name South Uist, West Geirinis, Rangehead,guided Missile Range

Classification Military Installation(S) (20th Century)

Canmore ID 274462

Site Number NF74SE 31.01

NGR NF 75157 43264

NGR Description NF 75157 43264, NF 75236 42971 and NF 75074 43561

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Western Isles
  • Parish South Uist
  • Former Region Western Isles Islands Area
  • Former District Western Isles
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Archaeology Notes

NF74SE 31.01 75157 43264, 75236 42971 and 75074 43561

Guided Missile launch pads which are controlled from a site 800m to the SE (NF74SE 31.00).

The three guided missile launch pads are visible on vertical air photographs (All Scotland Survey, 04 87 161-163, flown 22 May 1987).

Information from RCAHMS (DE), August 2005

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