The Pastel Shades of Space City at Daybreak, Dover Harbour, Kent, England, UK

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Below the White Cliffs of Dover, Light Towers that provide a golden aura throughout the night are beginning to switch off, and Space City reverts to being just the Eastern Docks Ferry Terminal at the start of another working day. Cross-English Channel ferry operators: P&O Ferries, DFDS Seaways (Norfolk Line), MyFerryLink (ex-SeaFrance). Port of Dover Travel, Tourism, and Vacation.

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John Latter on March 14, 2013

After all the light towers have switched off, there can be a short period of time before full daylight when the grey ferry terminal provides a contrast with the shifting colours of the clouds above:

The Skies above Dover Harbour before Sunrise, Kent, England, United Kingdom

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

On the far side of the Eastern Docks, the building with the sea traffic lights (on red) near the end of the Eastern Arm pier is the Dover Port Control tower:

A Cloud Belt from Jupiter and Dover Harbour Port Control, United Kingdom

On the left-hand side of the photo, the A2 Jubilee Way swings out above the ferry terminal before returning to shore to "touch down" near the entrance. See:

World War II Swingate Chain Home Radar Station Masts from Dover Harbour


Entrance to the Ferry Terminal, Eastern Docks, Dover Harbour

This panoramic view was taken from the gun emplacements of St Martin’s Battery on the Western Heights cliffs at 5.42 am, Saturday 28th of August 2010.

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  • Uploaded on March 14, 2013
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    by John Latter
    • Camera: PENTAX Corporation PENTAX K100D
    • Taken on 2010/08/28 05:42:16
    • Exposure: 3.000s
    • Focal Length: 0.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/20.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash