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Best of 2007 (January 1st - December 28th, 2007)

Brooks Leffler

Room with No View

Jesse Lee 李景超(鱼眼龙)

National Grand Theater

Beijing, China

12:55 July 1st, 2007

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Caption

National Grand Theater, the so called "giant oval", with a 212-meter major axis and a 143-meter minor axis, is big enough to cover the Beijing Workers Stadium. The aboveground part of the theater, 46.285 meters in height, is only one third of the entire building. The underground part, 32.5 meters below the ground at the deepest point, is the equivalent size to a ten-floor building.

An 80-meter long underwater corridor will link the theater to the Tian'anmen West Stop of the Line 1 subway.
More panoramas of the National Grand Theatre: http://www.chinavr.net/beijing/xicheng/nationaltheatre/

Location

Asia / China

Lat: 39° 54' 16.93" N
Long: 116° 23' 2.32" E

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Precision is: High. Pinpoints the exact spot.

Equipment

Nikon D100, Sigma 8mm fisheye, Manfrotto 303.

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