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16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Unreal

Thousands of Volkswagen and Audi cars sit idle in the middle of California’s Mojave Desert. Models manufactured from 2009 to 2015 were designed to cheat emissions tests mandated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Following the scandal, Volkswagen recalled millions of cars. Aerial image (photographed from a plane).

This photo is a finalist in the American Experience category of our 16th Annual Photo Contest. See all 60 finalists here.

TAGS: Aerial, California

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San Francisco, California, United States of America
Member since 2015
Awards
Photo of the Day: 10.03.18 Editors' Pick Finalist
Photo Information
Copyright:
© Jassen Todorov.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 05.2018
Total Views: 14106
Filed Under: The American Experience
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Date Uploaded: Aug. 12, 2018, 7:59 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D810
Focal Length: 75mm
Shutter Speed: 1/800
Aperture: f4
ISO: ISO100
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PHOTO LOCATION California, United States of America