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This is my second posting of the city of Reykjavik as seen in the low light of late November from the viewing deck which is within the steeple of Hallgrim's Church.

At the time I took this photo I did not realise I was looking at the earth's curvature. It was only when I considered posting this photo and I checked the horizon that it became apparent.

I have since seen several other photos of this view looking towards the harbour and beyond to Faxa Bay and they all show the earth's curvature. I am including a link to one in TE just to show I did not use a lens correction filter in photoshop.

I am wondering if there are any other buildings in Scandanavia, Russia, Alaska, Canada or Greenland from where it is possible to see the earth's curvature?.

PS. I have had several critiques saying the curved horizon was caused by a wide angle lens. I have now supplied all the details as this photo was taken with a simple point and shoot Fuji camera. I am providing a second link on TE showing the same effect.

PPS. I am providing a 3rd link to an article supporting my claim. I stand to be corrected.

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