Howden Explosives Magazines, Howden, Tasmania
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Andrex228
S 43° 02.251 E 147° 19.019
55G E 525820 N 5234969
Hidden away in a small nature reserve are these well preserved buildings that have been built into the hill.
Waymark Code: WM15RPT
Location: Tasmania, Australia
Date Posted: 02/17/2022
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut
Views: 3

Above each of the magazines is a lightning arrestor connected to the ground with a heavy earthing cable. In the event of a strike, the lightning's energy is directed through the arrestor system rather than passing through the building possibly setting off an explosion.

The site is always accessible and free of charge.
Limited Parking is free and located at S43.02.105, E147.18.374
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