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GP27 Clifton Bridge and River Avon from Leigh Woods side. by Keith Rodgerson

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Keith Rodgerson Keith Rodgerson
Explore score
1
Size
0.43 Gigapixels
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2952
Date added
Jul 13, 2009
Date taken
Jul 12, 2009
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Epic 100

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The Clifton Bridge and Observatory from Leigh Woods. The device hanging under the bridge is the inspection and maintenance cradle which runs along the bridge on the handrail. Clifton Bridge in Bristol was designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel to cross the River Avon at Avon Gorge. See also the ballooons over the bridge at www.gigapan.org/viewGigapan.php?id=30205
It was completed after his death in 1864
It is the location of the first ever bungee jump on 1st April 1979 www.youtube.com/watch?v=x8DLooHqJMc Will open in a new tab or window
On the other side of the bridge is one of the world's first panoramic viewers "the camera obscura" observatory.
See the distant view of the bridge from dundry share.gigapan.org/viewGigapan.php?id=26462 and www.gigapan.org/viewGigapan.php?id=24574 and www.gigapan.org/viewGigapan.php?id=27492 and balloons over the bridge at www.gigapan.org/viewGigapan.php?id=30355
October 23, 2009 14:28 Edit | Delete

See the world's first ever bunjee jump at Clifton Brdge Bristol here www.youtube.com/watch?v=x8DLooHqJMc Will open in a new tab or window
Taken from the top of 4 metre lighting stand


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