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Subcategory:Bridges
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Dimensions7348 x 3735
Original file size14.3 MB
Image typeJPEG
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Date taken1-Oct-12 21:14
Date modified21-Dec-12 21:25
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Camera makeNIKON CORPORATION
Camera modelNIKON D800E
Focal length42 mm
Focal length (35mm)42 mm
Max lens aperturef/2.8
Exposure20s at f/9
FlashNot fired
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeManual
Exposure prog.Manual
ISO speedISO 50
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Digital zoom1x
Torquay Big Wheel

Torquay Big Wheel

At 60 meters high the big wheel recently installed on Torquay sea front is taller than Nelson's Column.

This great new attraction has come to the Torquay straight from the London Olympic Park where it was at the centre of the celebrations next to the Olympic village.

The wheel has 40 enclosed and lit gondolas, weighs in at 365 tons and will be in Torquay until the end of October.

Operated by The Mellors Group, the construction took just 4 days and was open for business in the 3rd week of August.