These photographs are of landscapes within Dumfries & Galloway threatened by proposed wind farms.
Garcrogo Windfarm: 9 Windturbines up to 200m in height
Barmark Hill looking North West from road to Barmark. The close proximity of several operational Blackcraig turbines (110m) to the proposed Garcrogo Windfarm is clearly evident.
Barmark Hill looking North West from road to Barmark. Site for 3 of the 9 (up to 200m) turbines. All 9 turbines would likely be visible.
Barmark Hill and Greentop of Drumwhirn looking North West from the minor road near Glaisters. All 9 (up to 200m) turbines will be visible.
Garcrogo Hill and Barmark Hill looking North East from the A712 near Auchenvey Cottages. It is likely all 9 (up to 200m) turbines will be visible. Also in view, to the left, are several operational Blackcraig (110m) turbines.
Blackcraig operational windturbines (110m) looking North West from Glaisters Bridge. Garcrogo turbines would be nearly twice the height at up to 200m and Whiteneuk turbines nearly two and a half times the height at up to 250m.
Barmark Hill and Greentop of Drumwhirn, proposed site for several Garcrogo turbines (up to 200m), looking West from Glaisters.
Barmark Hill looking North West from Nether Glaisters. All 9 (up to 200m) turbines will be visible.
Whiteneuk Windfarm: 35 Windturbines up to 250m in height
Castramon Hill viewed from the South East. One turbine (up to 250m) will be located towards the centre of the photograph, near the top of the hill on the North West facing slope. The elevation of the hill from the property shown is 150m. A 250m turbine would project around 200m from the top of the hill.
Castramon Hill looking West from the minor road linking Corsock to Dunscore. At least 2 (up to 250m) turbines will likely be visible.
Glaisters Wood looking South West from above Nether Craigenputtock. At least 5 turbines (up to 250m) will be visible in the view shown. The minor road linking Corsock to Dunscore runs through the valley.
Loch Urr from the west shore looking South East to Castramon Hill. It is estimated that 3 or 4 turbines (up to 250m) will be visible.
Castramon Hill looking North West from Whiteside. At least 3 turbines (up to 250m) would be seen in their entirety. Several others would also be visible.
Castramon Hill looking North West from below Whiteside. At least 3 turbines (up to 250m) would be seen in their entirety. Several others, further away, would also be visible.
Bogrie Hill from Whiteside garden looking North West. One turbine (up to 250m) is planned for the top and 2 slightly to the West (left) of photo.
Loch Urr from the west shore looking South East to Craigenvey Moor and Castramon Hill. It is estimated that 4 or 5 turbines (up to 250m) will be visible.
Castramon Hill and Glaisters Wood looking North East from Glaisters towards the proposed site of turbines (up to 250m). These turbines would be seen across the whole horizon and will be up to 10 times the height of the Radio Mast in view (25m).
Mochrum Fell Windfarm: 7 Windturbines up to 149.9m in height
Mochrum Fell looking South West from the minor road near Glaisters. All 7 (149.9m) turbines would be visible on this side of the summit.
Mochrum Fell looking North West near Lower Ardmannoch. All 7 turbines (149.9m) would be visible up to 75m above the summit.
Sanquhar II Windfarm: 44 Windturbines up to 200m in height
Polgown, a property purchased by the Developer to make way for Sanquhar II.
Looking north to Whiteside Hill, with Polgown in the foreground. The proposed site for Sanquhar II (up to 200m) turbines. Also in view are operational Whiteside Hill turbines; the Sanquhar II turbines will join up with these.
Other Dumfries & Galloway Landscapes Under Threat
Troston Loch to be surrounded by Troston Loch Windfarm, Glenshimmeroch and Stroanshalloch wind farms.
From Stroanfreggan Iron Age Fort to be spoilt by Quantans, Shepherds Rig and Windy Rig wind farms.
Taken towards the proposed site of Longburn wind farm.
View towards Cairnsmore of Carsphairn, under threat from Windy Standard, Windy 2 and Windy 3, Larg, Affton, Windy Rig, Shepherds Rig, Quantans and Longburn wind farms
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