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Uploaded 29-Mar-19
Taken 25-Sep-17
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Dimensions3941 x 1879
Original file size1.43 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spaceAdobe RGB (1998)
Date taken25-Sep-17 16:43
Date modified14-Mar-19 12:39
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon PowerShot S110
Focal length5.2 mm
Max lens aperturef/2
Exposure1/400 at f/4
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
ISO speedISO 160
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom1x


Imperial Castle, Nuremberg, Germany (DE).
The Deep Well (Tiefer Brunnen) inside the small half-timbered house in the middle of the courtyard is certainly as old as the castle itself, as it was the castle's only source of water. Its shaft reaches the water level in a depth of 50 meters (164 feet) and the water usually is 3 m (10 ft) deep. Above the water level, a niche was cut out of the rock for cleaning purposes. The lower stone walls of the building date from 1563. The little annex built in the following year was used as bathroom and changing room. The Deep Well provided sufficient quantities of water for normal consumption, but during Imperial Diets and visits by the Emperor, water barrels had to be transported on wagons from the city. -wiki