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The little girl moving on a rope
Brooklyn Summers
Stairway at the edge of the world
Double Sky
Little Big World
Tea mist
Dawn at Wadi Rum II
Osprey posing
05-BLUE TAILED BEE EATER
The Last Sun
A heat lightning storm.
Halong Bay from a seaplane
portrait of a folk artist in a paddy field
Morning Frost in Happy Valley
Dawn at Wadi Rum
Wadi Rum Desert
THE CROOK
Faith's Last Mile
Dear in the woods
Curious Raccoon
Sunset at Half Dome
Setset Hockley Tx
boys searching for fish in a muddy pond
13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Halong Bay 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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Hanoi, 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, 2:16 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Focal Length: 27mm
Shutter Speed: 1/400
Aperture: f16
ISO: ISO400
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