Image title: UK Dunstable Downs glider


Dunstable Downs glider

Glider flying above Dunstable Downs, a scenic hill near the town of Dunstable, Bedfordshire, 35 miles (55km) north west of London, 172 miles (276km) south east of Manchester. Gliders take off and land at the nearby gliding club, and fly close to the edge of the Downs.

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With its panoramic views over green landscape, crescent shape and grazing sheep, Dunstable Downs has a special quality. It looks like it could have been the subject of a pre-Raphaelite landscape painting.


UK Dunstable Downs glider



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Nikon Coolpix 990 digital camera - The glider is pasted on from another photograph.

England, London, hills, gliders, planes, aviation, Bedfordshire, UK

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