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The Thames Barrier
The Thames Barrier
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Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Town or City Scape II (DPL4 WK2) (Standard Editing)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Sony Alpha a7 II
Lens: Sony 24-70mm F4 Vario-Tessar T* FE OSS
Location: London, UK
Date: Jul 5, 2018
Aperture: f/13
ISO: 800
Shutter: 1/400
Date Uploaded: Jul 8, 2018

View from our veranda at 5:30am as we cruised up the Thames towards Greenwich, guided by one tug at the bow and another at the stern. We passed between two similar structures with only a few feet to spare, or so it seemed!

This is the visible part of the system that is activated to prevent flooding upstream (including central London) at unusually high tides.

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
07/15/2018 11:32:16 PM
Well done for the challenge. Lots of interest here.
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07/09/2018 01:22:41 AM
What are those things? Is it for flood control?
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