Sunrise Sky above Dover Harbour, Kent, England, United Kingdom

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Centre: When the light towers turn off, Space City below the White Cliffs of Dover reverts to its daytime role of being the Eastern Docks Ferry Terminal, stretching out into the English Channel. Sea Front: Pebble beach, Waterloo Crescent. Dover Marina: Yachts and boats in Wellington Dock. Skyline: Dover Coast Guard Station. 2010 Port of Dover Night, Travel, Tourism, and Vacation photo.

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John Latter on March 3, 2013

This panoramic view was taken from the gun emplacements of St Martin’s Battery on the Western Heights cliffs at 5.48 am, Wednesday 25th of August 2010.

Space City

To see how the light towers transform the Eastern Docks Ferry Terminal into a futuristic science-fiction film set, click on:

Rain at Dawn for Space City, White Cliffs of Dover, United Kingdom


The Light Towers of Space City at Night, Dover Harbour, UK


Space City below the White Cliffs of Dover at Night, England


Night Panorama of the Ferry Terminal and Eastern Docks, Kent, UK

English Channel ferry operators: P and O Ferries, DFDS Seaways (Norfolk Line), and MyFerryLink (ex-SeaFrance ships).


The white building near the centre of the photo is Dover Harbour Board's "Harbour House" with Dover Marina Hotel and Spa to its left, both belong to the Georgian Waterloo Crescent:

Harbour House and Light Towers at Sunset, Dover Esplanade


Panorama of Dover Marina Hotel and Spa from the Beach

To the right of Harbour House, on the other side of Marine Parade and the promenade:

Dover Sea Sports Centre and Hythe Bay Seafood Restaurant

Dover Marina

There are yachts and boats moored in the non-tidal Wellington Dock below Harbour House:

Panorama of Wellington Dock and Snargate Street at Sunrise

On Esplanade Quay:

Victorian Fairbairn Crane at Sunrise, Wellington Dock

Waterloo Crescent, Wellington Dock, and the Fairbairn Crane are Dover Listed Buildings.


Components of Dover Coast Guard Station:

Operations Room (Control Centre)


Microwave Tower (Mast)


Radar Scanner (Dish)

Not forgetting one of England's most famous icons, of course:

Panorama of the White Cliffs of Dover in Sunlight and Shadow


Towards the left-hand edge of the photo are:

The Gateway Flats


The Premier Inn Lodge


The Georgian Houses of East Cliff


Seagulls on a Dover Harbour Jetty at Sunset


Also taken on Wednesday 25th of August 2010:

MS Crystal Symphony Cruise Ship at Sunrise, Dover Harbour, United Kingdom

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John Latter on March 14, 2013

Also see:

The Pastel Shades of Space City at Daybreak, Dover Harbour, United Kingdom

NB "P and O Ferries" is more usually written, P&O Ferries.

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on March 3, 2013
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by John Latter
    • Camera: PENTAX Corporation PENTAX K100D
    • Taken on 2010/08/25 05:48:22
    • Exposure: 0.033s (1/30)
    • Focal Length: 40.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/6.300
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash