MHG53567 - Possible impact craters, The Ord


Hollows, interpreted as impact craters, were recorded during topographic survey in Spring 2010. They are possibly associated with live firing exercises carried out here in WW2.

Type and Period (1)

  • IMPACT CRATER? (Second World War - 1939 AD? to 1945 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Two shallow hollows are situated on grassy ground just SE of the homestead, MHG12002. They are both 2.7m in diameter and 0.2m deep. The hollow to the W has is surrounded by a low bank 1.5m wide and up to 0.3m high. They are possibly impact craters from Second World War live firing exercises. <1>

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Grid reference NC 5773 0517 (point)
Map sheet NC50NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish LAIRG

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