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Highest Span - situated in scotland?

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According the air-traffic obstacle list of UK, over Glen Pean runs at 56°56′55.30″N 5°28′48.20″W a powerline whose conductors reaches a height of 439 metres (!) above ground. This would be the highest span in Europe ( in the world). Unfortunately no good satellite pictures are available, but there seem to exist at least one electricity pylon nearby. Can one of the forum members please check, if there is really a powerline with such a great ground height and take pictures?
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@HappilyINSANE: Was there perhaps a span in earlier times? I have the information from an air-traffic obstacle list from official authorities. If you give me your e-Mail adress, I can mail it to you, as it may be not downloadyable any more from the internet.
Nevertheless, such a span cannot be considered as the tallest structure. It crosses a deep valley. The towers carrying it are not taller than standard transmission towers.
Interestingly, there is something, which looks like a pylon nearby. Check the satellite picture .
Unfortunately, the satellite pictures of this area are from bad quality.
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