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A trianulation point was basically somewhere with a benchmark from where you could get your theodolite out and start taking meaningful measurements of angles from. I did Civil Engineering at uni and these were still in use, just about...
Now these charming little chunks of concrete are on the tops of many a hill and have no further purpose since the advent of global positioning satelites. All they do now is remind us of the past, and you can buy them if you like - hence the plaque on this one.
it's taken last week with just a polariser on, natural light on the thing itself and a nice hole in that annoying cloud (it stopped all the wonderful light for the duration of my shoot!!!) giving a little golden ray.
|Camera:||Canon EOS 5D |
|Lens:||Canon 17-40 F4 L |
|Title:||Triangualtion Point - RIP|
|Uploaded:||21 Mar 2007 - 7:46 PM|
|Tags:||Architecture, Cattle, Cattle grid, Ice, Landscape / travel, Ovenden, Power, Specialist / abstract, Trig, Trig point, Turbine|
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