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Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Fire Beacon of Dover Castle, Kent, UK

By January 26th, 2012, Kent had registered more beacons (78) to mark Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee than any other county. The beacon shown above, located on a mound in Dover Castle, was lit at about 10 pm on June 4th to honour this event. The ceremony was relayed via satellite to the 2012 Olympic Games Big Screen in the Market Square on a split-screen display shared with the Queen’s Concert (video link).

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Dover UK

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  • Uploaded on October 6, 2012
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    by John Latter
    • Camera: Canon EOS 600D
    • Taken on 2012/10/04 11:05:56
    • Exposure: 0.005s (1/200)
    • Focal Length: 32.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/10.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash