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Sandisand Toab Orkney
Scotland

The row of concrete blocks in a line in the bay of Sandi Sand are called dragons teeth and were part of Orkney's anti invasion measures during WWII. They were more extensive and they were designed to break tank treads if a sea borne invasion of the islands took place.

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