Avro Anson EG485

Eastman's Cairn, Galloway

 
     
 
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PAGE 1-C:   Second Visit to Cairnsmore of Fleet.

 

 

 

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Second Visit to Cairnsmore of Fleet.

 

 

 

BELOW: My second visit two weeks later. This time it was scorching hot and no sand in the atmosphere [Gary Nelson].

 

My second visit two weeks later [Gary Nelson].

 

Photo: © 2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

 

 

Photo: © 2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Approaching the Memorial (left), cairn (centre) and derelict bothy (right).

 

Approaching the Memorial, cairn and derelict bothy.

 

Photo: © 2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Meikle Mulltaggart from Cairnsmore of Fleet.

 

Meikle Mulltaggart from Cairnsmore of Fleet.

 

Photo: © 2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: View north from the northern slopes of Cairnsmore of Fleet.

 

View north from the northern slopes of Cairnsmore of Fleet.

 

Photo: © 2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW (next four photos): Eastman's Cairn from the east.

 

(next four photos): Eastman's Cairn from the east.

 

Photo: © 2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

 

 

Photo: © 2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

 

 

Photo: © 2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

 

 

Photo: © 2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: View north from the eastern slopes of Eastman's Cairn.

 

View north from the eastern slopes of Eastman's Cairn.

 

Photo: © 2015 Gary Nelson

 

 

 

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BELOW: Knocktim (middle distance on left), the crashsite of Anson N5140 according to High Ground Wrecks and Relics (HGW&R)

 

Knocktim (middle distance on left), the crashsite of Anson N5140 according to <i>High Ground Wrecks and Relics</i>.

 

Photo: © 2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: If the grid reference in HGW&R is correct Botha L6539 crashed in this area. However despite the terrain and vegetation being very flat I could find no trace of any wreckage [Gary].

 

If the grid reference in HGW&R is correct Botha L6539 crashed in this area.

 

Photo: © 2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Although resembling a crash site and in the right area there was no sign of even the tiniest fragment in this scar.

 

The trig point on the summit can be seen on the horizon left of centre. Although the trig point is at the highest point of the hill this photo gives the illusion that it is not.

 

Although resembling a crash site and in the right area there was no sign of even the tiniest fragment in this scar.

 

Photo: © 2015 Gary Nelson

 

 

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