Final Environmental Assessment: Demolition of Barracks (Building T-2) at Ipswich Antenna Test Facility
AIR BASE GROUP (66TH) HANSCOM AFB MA
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The Ipswich Antenna Test Facility encompasses 65 acres located in the Great Neck area of the Town of Ipswich, Massachusetts. The property overlooks Ipswich Bay and Plum Island and includes two hills, one each on the north and south sides of the property. The hills are of similar elevation separated by a low lying valley. The valley contains wooded areas but is primarily wetlands andor salt water marsh. The facility was first developed by M.I.T. in the 1940 s before being leased to the Air Force at the end of World War II. Currently the property contains six buildings and several towers. The northern hill contains the Main Building and four smaller outer buildings. The southern hill contains the Transmitter Shack and a metalwood tower.
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