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(January 1st - December 31st, 2006)

Ronald Pronk

Circulo Militar

Pip Price

Crich Stand

Crich, Derbyshire, England, UK

August 12th 2006 - 14:34:16(local time)

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Situated near the Derbyshire Village of Crich, Crich Stand is a memorial tower, built in 1923 and dedicated to the memory of 11,409 men of the Sherwood Foresters who died during the first World War. The memorial now honours those who died in the Second World War and other conflicts, up to the year 1970.

Crich Stand is now a Grade II listed building and stands 1,100 feet above sea level. It is an operational lighthouse tower complete with flashing beacon.

The hill on which it is set has been used as a signalling point for centuries - including during the Spanish Armada in the 16th Century, and is often used as a site for celebratory beacons to this day.

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Nikon D70, Nikkor 10.5mm lens, 360precision head

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