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Texas Tower 1
Part of Aerospace Defense Command
Type Long Range Radar Site
Coordinates 42°53′N 68°57′W / 42.883°N 68.95°W / 42.883; -68.95Coordinates: 42°53′N 68°57′W / 42.883°N 68.95°W / 42.883; -68.95
Built by U.S. Government
U.S. Air Force

Texas Tower 1 was a planned Texas Tower that was to be located on Cashes Ledge, 100 miles (160 km) off the coast of New Hampshire in 36 feet (11 m) of water.[1] The 4604th Support Group was supposed to be located at nearby Pease Air Force Base. The United States Air Force approved the construction of Tower #1 on January 11, 1954, but the tower was never completed because of improvements to radar over the area.


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