Sentient Sea Fog in Dover Harbour, Kent, England, United Kingdom

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As though imbued with ancestral memory, a thick finger of fog has found the only gap between seafront buildings, standing upon an ancient River Dour estuary, that will take it over the Dover Bronze Age Boat site and on to the Roman Navy Classis Britannica fort near the Market Square. Also in view: Pebble Beach, Dover Castle, and the White Cliffs of Dover. Port History, Travel, Tourism, and Vacation.

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John Latter on February 21, 2013

The seafog is passing between the Dover Marina Hotel (just out-of-shot) and the Royal Cinque Ports Yacht Club (white building, far left) sections of Waterloo Crescent. A second photo, taken from closer to the shore, shows both spa hotel and yacht club with Burlington House behind:

Sentient Sea Fog on Dover Seafront, Kent, England

Like Dover Castle, Waterloo Crescent is a Dover Listed Building. See:

Golden Panorama of the Victorian Waterloo Crescent at Sunrise, Dover

To the right of Waterloo Crescent, the Gateway Flats on Marine Parade (far side of the promenade) are obscured. See:

Pebble Beach, Seafront, Gateway Flats, and Dover Castle

The photo was taken near sunset from the Prince of Wales Pier on the 19th February 2013. A similar view taken on a sunnier day in October 2012:

Autumn Panorama of the Beach and Seafront, Dover Harbour

A recent photo of the Prince of Wales Pier taken in December 2012:

A Winter Sunrise on the Prince of Wales Pier, Dover Harbour

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John Latter on February 23, 2013

Also taken the same day (Tuesday, 19th February 2013):

Sea Fog and the Prince of Wales Pier, Dover Harbour, United Kingdom

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  • Uploaded on February 20, 2013
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    by John Latter
    • Camera: Canon EOS 600D
    • Taken on 2013/02/19 17:13:45
    • Exposure: 0.017s (1/60)
    • Focal Length: 32.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.600
    • ISO Speed: ISO125
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash