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72. Eskdalemuir. (NT 241 054)

Seismological Recording Station operated by Guralp Systems Limited for Blacknest Seismological Group. This in turn, is part of the Atomic Weapons Establishment based at Aldermaston, which is operated by AWE Management Ltd under a contract from the Ministry of Defence.

The Station monitors, records and distinguishes the seismic signals generated underground by nuclear explosions from those created by earthquakes. There has been a seismological station at Eskdalemuir since 1962.

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