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Description The Old Market Roundabout in Bristol, England, photographed from a tethered passenger balloon at 500 feet. Note that although the picture caption in the article calls this a Traffic Circle, in Bristol (and the rest of England as far as I know) they are called Roundabouts. Points of interest: It is illegal for vehicles to stop on the yellow hatched areas.
All entrances to this roundabout have traffic lights.
A road passes beneath the roundabout (with the red motorcycle on it).
The centre part has gardens.
To help pedestrians cross this roundabout, there is a bridge in the middle, and subways.
At bottom left is the tall block of the Marriott Hotel.
Date July 2005 (2005-07-16, according to EXIF data)
Source Photographed by Adrian Pingstone
Author Arpingstone
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Camera location

51° 27′ 20.30″ N, 2° 35′ 15.00″ W

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