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Abstract Portrait
Sunrise from the Tetons
Dip in the smoke
Three Tortoises
Anchoring The Stars
Dreamy road
Al Khazneh
Liberté
Alexis Grace
The white road
Morning Ray
Ha Long from a seaplane
Dawn
Fritillary Butterfly
Magic.
Moto E
Halong Bay from a seaplane
BUG MATING
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A view of Angkor Wat Temple in Cambodia
Playful
Yazd, Iran
Possessed by God
13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Ha Long from a seaplane

Hạ Long Bay is the most visited tourist spot in Vietnam due to its fascinating scene. The Bay has an area of 1,553 km2, including 2,000 islets, most of which are limestone. The limestone in this bay has gone through 500 million years of formation in different conditions and environments. The evolution of the karst in this bay has taken 20 million years under the impact of the tropical wet climate. The geo-diversity of the environment in the area has created biodiversity, including a tropical evergreen biosystem, oceanic and sea shore biosystem. Hạ Long Bay is home to 14 endemic floral species and 60 endemic faunal species.

TAGS: Sustainable Travel, Vietnam

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2015
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Dec. 1, 2015, 2:04 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Focal Length: 30mm
Shutter Speed: 1/250
Aperture: f16
ISO: ISO400
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