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Tennesse Ave.
Delaram was tired
Borestone Mountain tarn surrounded by forest
Piled stones by the sea side
Stream and mountain view while hiking to Emerald Lake
View from Cadillac Mountain
A cloudy lake at the Clopper lake
Faith & Dependence
Mother Nature water reflex
Hazy Bay of Naples from Mt. Vesuvius
Arizona Caterpillar
Excavating Carrara marble in Italy
Children in my town
Beautiful sky
Interior of Thiepval Memorial.
calm
A meerkat sits comfortably in its zoo enclosure.
Overlooking a Carrara marble quarry
hope
A prairie dog surveys its zoo enclosure.
Peace at the US/Mexico Border Wall
The Colosseum at night
Backyard Critters
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Excavating Carrara marble in Italy

This image captures the magnitude at which we excavate and exploit the earth for its treasures. The insides of Italy's jagged mountains are exposed and used for decorations, counters, art, and more. The extent that humans go to in order to obtain our desires is startling.

TAGS: Italy, Marble

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Image Source: mobile
Date Taken: 07.2015
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Date Uploaded: Sept. 18, 2017, 1:28 p.m.
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Camera Model: iPhone 6
Focal Length: 4.2mm
Shutter Speed: 1/3596
Aperture: f2.2
ISO: ISO32
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PHOTO LOCATION Tuscany, Italy