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Brimmond Hill
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Brimmond Hill
Highest point
Elevation 266 m (873 ft)
Prominence 159 m (522 ft)
Listing Marilyn
Geography
Location Aberdeen, Scotland
OS grid NJ856091
Topo map OS Landranger 38, Explorer 406

Brimmond Hill is a hill in Aberdeen, Scotland. The summit is the highest point within the Aberdeen City council area, at an elevation of 266 m (873 ft).

The hill itself is situated in the area between Kingswells, Westhill, Blackburn and Dyce. There is a transmitter on the top of the hill, and there are also paths and a road to the top of the hill. The hill can be reached directly from paths that connect to Kingswells, and at the summit a view across the city of Aberdeen is available.

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Transmitter on top of the hill

Transmitter site

The top of the hill has a collection of transmitter sites for microwave transmission, by line-of-sight communication. The communication sites from here have direct links between North Sea Oil platforms and their headquarters in Aberdeen.

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