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Fjords
Sunset colors in the clouds
Leopard cub and mother
Hummingbird
Childhood Play
"Summer Life At The Beach"
Cheers
Winter Nights in February
Bent tree while walking the trails at Timuquan Preserve
shadow of train on a cliff
The Writer
Floating carcass in Varanasi
Santorini
'Pata de Guanaco' flower carpet at the most arid desert in the world: Atacama
Fox
Rushing water
Peaks Valley
Downtown Frederick MD
The Approach
Looking Out Over Paris
A Painted Sky
A view from Garden of the Gods
Colored clouds in the sunset
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Floating carcass in Varanasi

Poor families, who cannot afford to buy enough firewood for the cremation, dump partially burnt dead bodies into the Ganges river in India. Unregulated disposal of more than 3000 human cadavers and 6000 animal carcasses into the Ganges every year pose a serious health risk to the people dependent on it.

TAGS: Ganga, Ganges, India, Pollution, Varanasi

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Mumbai, India
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© Harikrishna Katragadda.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 06.2016
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Filed Under: Altered Images
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2017, 11:57 a.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D800
Focal Length: 32mm
Shutter Speed: 1/160
Aperture: f6.3
ISO: ISO400
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PHOTO LOCATION Varanasi, India