Abandoned Duga-3 over-the-horizon radar system

Abandoned Duga-3 over-the-horizon radar system (Google Maps)
Abandoned Duga-3 over-the-horizon radar system (Bing Maps)
This gigantic antenna system called Duga-3 is located near Prypiat in the Chernobyl area.

It was built in the 70's as an early missile detection system (over-the-horizon radar system). It was also called the Steel Yard hence its distinctive appearance. The antenna was deactivated in 1989.
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