TQ3080 : Cleopatra's Needle

taken 11 years ago, near to City of London, Great Britain

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Cleopatra's Needle
Cleopatra's Needle
This has nothing to do with Queen Cleopatra but it did stand at Heliopolis, in Egypt. It is 3,500 years old and was taken to London in 1879. Its twin stands in Central Park, New York. In the foreground is a metal "sphinx".
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Date Taken
Sunday, 10 June, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 12 June, 2007
Category
Monument > Obelisk   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 305 805 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.5120N 0:7.1972W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 305 804
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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