Lochnagar Crater is…
…is one of approximately…
…twenty such holes created by…
…Brtish forces who tunnelled under German lines…
…and detonated large quantities of explosives.
Lochnagar Crater is the only surviving crater
of the original twenty created during World War 1
And is now owned by the
Friends of Lochnagar Crater
which is based in England
Surrounding the crater are several memorials to
others who served in World War I.
There is a boardwalk around the top
of the crater where visitors can,
for approximately $50 (Australian)
or 25 GBPounds, add a plaque
to commemorate their ancestors
who served on the Somme.