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Images Dated 3rd June 2012

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GM1E86406R701 Featured 3 Jun 2012 Image

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Boats take part in Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee pageant on the River Thames in London June 3, 2012. Britain's Queen Elizabeth joined a spectacular armada of 1, 000 vessels on Sunday for the most dazzling display of British pageantry seen on London's River Thames for 350 years, watched by cheering crowds celebrating her 60th year on the throne. REUTERS/Toby Melville (BRITAIN - Tags: ANNIVERSARY ENTERTAINMENT SOCIETY ROYALS SPORT YACHTING)

Rolling hills landscape, San Gimignano, Tuscany, Italy Featured 3 Jun 2012 Image

Rolling hills landscape, San Gimignano, Tuscany, Italy

San Gimignano is a small walled medieval hill town in the province of Siena, Tuscany, north-central Italy. Known as the Town of Fine Towers, San Gimignano is famous for its medieval architecture, unique in the preservation of about a dozen of its tower houses, which, with its hilltop setting and encircling walls form an unforgettable skyline. Within the walls, the well-preserved buildings include notable examples of both Romanesque and Gothic architecture, with outstanding examples of secular buildings as well as churches. The Palazzo Comunale, the Collegiate Church and Church of Sant Agostino contain frescos, including cycles dating from the 14th and 15th centuries. The Historic Centre of San Gimignano, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site

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Flotilla of Boats Passing Westminster During Diamond Jubilee River Thames Pageant Featured 3 Jun 2012 Image

Flotilla of Boats Passing Westminster During Diamond Jubilee River Thames Pageant

A fleet of small vessels from the Sea Cadet Corps passes by Westminster Palace during the Queen's Diamond Jubilee River Pageant.
Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh were onboard the Royal Barge, the Spirit of Chartwell with several other members of the Royal Family to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee at the River Pageant on the Thames River.
The Royal Barge was accompanied by the Royal Barge Honour Guard made up of two P2000 patrol boats, two picket boats, two rigid inflatable boats from HMS Diamond, and four Off-shore Raiding Craft from 539 Assault Squadron Royal Marines.
The Massed Bands of Her Majesty's Royal Marines piped the boats down the river as they sailed behind the Royal Barge before Her Majesty The Queen was escorted by the First Sea Lord, Sir Mark Stanhope into HMS President, where the Royal Party then watched as the remaining boats sailed past.
Portsmouth-based Minehunter HMS Hurworth was the Royal Navy's contribution to the Pageant while the Royal Naval Reserves formed a Guard of Honour and Colour party at HMS President to receive the Queen. This was the first time the Colour had been presented in the presence of the Queen since it was presented the year following her Golden Jubilee.
To round the whole pageant off, the Fleet Air Arm staged a flypast in a diamond formation over HMS President with nine Royal Navy helicopters led by a Second World War Swordfish