Google™ Earth photo by Leigh Anthony Dehaney, © 2004
"Castillo de la Real Fuerza, Ciudad de La Habana, Cuba"
* Taken on 2004:02:17 09:21:26
* Exposure: 0.006s (1/180)
* Focal Length: 5.90mm
* F/Stop: f/5.600
* No flash
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