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Richard Wall

Double Peak Park

Andrew Varlamov

Visconti Bridge

Pavlovsk Park, Saint Petersburg, Russia

January 23, 2013, 08:16 UTC (12:16 local time)

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"In 1807 Voronikhin built the Visconti Bridge in the Slavianka valley. One of the finest in the park, it is called after [David] Visconti, the Italian master mason who constructed it. This bridge bounds the view of a broad expanse of river, and it was this that determined its design. Its outline, with the smooth curve of the span and the decorative stone vases on the abutments, as well as the facing of yellowish grey tufa limestone, gave the bridge great beauty and made it the key feature in a vast scene" - wrote Anatoli Michailovich Kuchumov in his book Pavlovsk Palace and Park.

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Location

Europe / Russia-Urals West

Lat: 59° 41' 28.14" N
Long: 30° 27' 27.5" E

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Precision is: High. Pinpoints the exact spot.

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Equipment

Camera: Pentax K20D
Lens: smc PENTAX-DA Fish-Eye 1:3.5-4.5 10-17mm ED (IF)
Tripod: Manfrotto 190XB
Panohead: Nodal Ninja 5
PC Software: PTGui Pro 9.1.8 by New House Internet Services B.V. (dated by August 10, 2013), Pano2QTVR Pro Flash version 1.6.6 by Thomas Rauscher

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