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Yorkshire, England

Sheep are pictured near the NSAs station at RAF Menwith Hill on the moors of Yorkshire, England. The agency plans to grow the site by one-third to an estimated 2,500 employees, according to studies undertaken by local activists. The 33 bright-white radar domes that sprout on the deep-green landscape are believed to collect signal intelligence from parts of Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa.

Credit: Nigel Roddis/Reuters

Twelve years later, the cranes and earthmovers around the National Security Agency are still at work, tearing up pavement and uprooting trees to make room for a larger workforce and more powerful computers.

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