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Peace Tower Clock, Parliament Hill, Ottawa ON.
the Parliament Buildings and the public grounds around the buildings were designated as National Historic Sites. “http://www.pc.gc.ca/progs/lhn-nhs/index_e.asp...;
The Peace Tower is part of Center Block building of the Parliament, located on the Wellington Street in the Parliament Hill area of downtown Ottawa.
The 16ft diameter clock faces are located near the top of the 300 ft tower.
Built as a memorial to those fallen in WW-I, the Peace Tower replaced the original Victoria Tower in 1922. The Clock was a gift from the British Government in recognition of the 60th anniversary of Confederation. ref: http://www.waymarking.com/waymarks/WM7XG5_Peace...
Location: Ottawa, On, Canada
Canon EOS 1D Mark IV
Shutter Speed: 1/80 sec.
Aperture priority: F/16
Copyright: Yannik Hay