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Another mystery place.

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Picture added on 27 March 2008
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Heckness, Longhope. Between Crowtaing and South Hutts!
Added by Lee on 27 March 2008
This is the GPO phonelines to Flotta - Below the old camp Hackness, Longhope
Added by Arthur Robson on 27 March 2008
hoxa or the barriers
Added by Kirkwallian on 27 March 2008
Could this be (Stromness) cables from tidal energy project?
Anonymous comment added on 27 March 2008
This is definitely underwater power cables showing the steel protection covers. When I worked for Currie Brothers back in the 80’s we did a lot of underwater cable works all over Scotland mainly in Orkney, Shetland and the Western Isles and part of this was installing these protectors to the cables.
At a guess I would say this is Carness point

Added by Charles Ian Kemp on 27 March 2008
Is this on the Island of Glimpsholm?
Added by L.Mller on 27 March 2008
At a guess, South Ronaldsay?
Added by Craig Taylor on 27 March 2008
It's definitely not Carness. Hackness I think.
Added by Busby on 28 March 2008
Houton Head, cables across to Chalmer's Hope in Hoy?
Added by Dave Smith on 28 March 2008
Submarine telephone cables at Hackness. They're protected by cast iron articulated duct, and were used to provide service to Flotta.
Added by Grant Leonard on 29 March 2008
We laid these in the early 70's and some had to be taken off. I don't know why but the bolts had to be burnt off with a oxy acetelene burner. that was done on the day after Dennis Bichan was married.
Added by William Watters on 31 March 2008
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