TL8698 : Stanford Training Area

taken 7 years ago, near to Bodney Camp, Norfolk, Great Britain

Stanford Training Area
Stanford Training Area
The Stanford Training Area (STANTA), more commonly known by its original name the 'Battle Area', is a vast army training ground occupying about 30,000 acres of Norfolk breckland. The land was acquired in 1942 taking over six villages and has been used ever since - including training troops for operations in Afghanistan. Many of the roads entering the area are part of the original road network, but this one, just west of The Arms, was purpose-built.
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TL8698, 28 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Sunday, 8 February, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 10 February, 2015
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Defence, Military 
Primary Subject of Photo
Gateway 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 8690 9809 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:32.9139N 0:45.3039E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 8691 9811
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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Army Training Area  Breckland 

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