Friday, 26 January 2018
Operation Top Hat
Rockall-watchers certainly well outnumber visitors to that far distant islet. Two strands of information regarding putting a permanent light there are interesting. One concerns the decapitation of the summit in 1971 - the so-called Operation Top Hat - in 1971; the other is about the Solar Beacon placed there by Greenpeace in 1997.
Scottish Islands Explorer - needs comparable publicity
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