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Hong Kong: Remnants of the Walled City by eyap

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Date added
Mar 30, 2011
Date taken
Mar 24, 2011

The Antiquities and Monuments Office conducted archaeological examinations as the Walled City was being demolished, and several cultural remains were discovered. Among them were the Walled City's Yamen and remnants of its South Gate, which were officially designated as declared monuments of Hong Kong on 4 October 1996.

The South Gate had originally served as the Walled City's main entrance. Along with its foundations, other remains included two stone plaques inscribed with "South Gate" and "Kowloon Walled City" from the South Gate and a flagstone path that had led up to it. The foundations of the City's wall and East Gate were also discovered. The Hong Kong government preserved the South Gate remnants next to a square in front of the Yamen.

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GigaPan Stitch version 1.0.0804 (Macintosh)
Panorama size: 291 megapixels (26108 x 11168 pixels)
Input images: 28 (7 columns by 4 rows)
Field of view: 116.9 degrees wide by 50.0 degrees high (top=17.1, bottom=-32.9)
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Camera make: Canon
Camera model: Canon EOS 550D
Image size: 5184x3456 (17.9 megapixels)
Capture time: 2011-03-24 12:51:27 - 2011-03-24 12:52:59
Aperture: f/16
Exposure time: 0.0125 - 0.166667
ISO: 100
Focal length (35mm equiv.): 86.5 mm
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Vertical overlap: 22.1 to 29.6 percent
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