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(Earth Views): England London Kingston the Hogsmill River near Villiers Road on overcast July day 4 DHD.jpg
D=2005-07-26 [Jul 26, 2005]; S=5MB, 3072x2304; T=JPEG image [MIME:image/jpeg];
Key: D= file date of exhibit; S= size in bytes, XxY pixels, etc; T= type of exhibit; L= location/time or viewpoint of exhibit (if known).
- england = .uk, Inglaterra, Angleterre, Inghilterra, Albion, 英国, Royaume-Uni, UK, 51st State = Member of the UK (United Kingdom) and thus the EU (European Union). Adjective "English" or sometimes "British" or "Brit" or "pom" or "tommy" or "limey".
- england london = Londres, Londra, Londyn, 伦敦, 倫敦, Londinium = Administrative and legislative and commercial capital of England and the UK. London has many famous landmarks and much history and influence. One of the world's financial centres originally in the City of London ("The Square Mile") and now also Docklands to the east. Founded as Londinium by the Romans in around 50AD, but the name is thought to be pre-Roman. Visit the UK Parliament, or 10 Downing Street, or the Mayor's site for goverment; or maybe the Science Museum, the Museum of London and the London Eye for illumination. The locals are sometimes known as "Londoners".
- england london kingston = Kingston-upon-Thames, KNG = The Royal (London) Borough of Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey. According to the BBC Web site: "Kingston is the oldest of the four royal boroughs in England and Wales. Seven Anglo-Saxon kings were crowned here and the Coronation Stone, which now sits outside the Guildhall, marks this with a silver penny denoting the reign of each of the kings... For the most part this is white, owner-occupied, commuter suburbia."
- england london kingston the hogsmill = The "other" river in Kingston, the Hogsmill is a chalk stream that forms in the North Downs, then rises to ground level from springs in Ewell before joining the Thames in Kingston. See more about the Hogsmill Valley Walk. See also Transition Town Kingston (TTK) whose purpose is "to mobilise and facilitate community action in order to respond effectively and positively to climate change and peak oil."
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