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Other Majorca Army Base July 2013 (warning very pic heavy)

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Family holiday, got a day to myself with the camera

This place was huge and I know I only covered 40% ish, the site covers a few miles and in 35 degree heat I felt I had done enough in 3 hours, but maybe a return next year to cover the other bits.

I honestly stripped this down from 70+ plus shots

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There was almost a higher ranking living area once passed the main gate

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the only real graffiti I saw

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old statue knocked down

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Outdoor bath for higher ranking personal

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Another checkpoint ?

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A very hot and long road to the rest of the base

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random buildings

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entrance to an underground area

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more underground entrances

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pitch black

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led to this

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directly beneath this

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Then I found the long tunnel !!!

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which became this, gotta say, I`m not a fan of underground and this was maybe 200m long with a few off shoots to the cliff sides

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up top I found this

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then the long walk back to the car

Cheers

THE BARON

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Guest Scattergun

Ah nicely done there Mr B, great lookin set. I recognise an open gun emplacement there, most likely AA. The stores beneath will have been the magazine. Cordite storage with the racks being used for shells. The last few shots are of an artillery gun emplacement which would have sat on that central mount. The tunnels look a little narrow for air raid shelter although they'd have multiple uses. Most likely ammo/personal transport. Can you tell I've spent too much time reading about wartime batterys...

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Nice shots mate looks a massive site..surely the underground parts would have been a relief to be in the cool of beneath!

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Nice work pal! glad you managed to get to this place :) some really nice features left and that view looks great! definitely off the tourist track :)

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