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Two local girls embrace in the streets of Trinidad, Cuba
Z-Flower
My Way of Playing A Football (Infrared)
Lineup
Looking Out
Hike to Inspiration Point , Grand Tetons
Daughter doing cartwheels at the Grand Tetons
Here I present you Sagalassos
Sky is the new earth
Breath again
Cold winter day at Black Sea seashore
Kuyalnik Estuary.
A shot of a faint Milkyway over the Blueridge Mountains of Blowing Rock, North Carolina
Light painting "Nikon" on an old closed small town bridge with a sparkler.
Pontiac Chieftain Hood Ornament on a 1955 Safari Wagon.
Two Wheels Enthusiasm
Marsh Grass reflection along a gulf coast estuary in the nature coast area of Florida.  Image is rotated upside down and enhanced in preview on mac.
Washington Monument
Taking in the View of Turnagain Arm
A Lizard ready to flee.
American Muscle
liquid silk
American Tail
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Kuyalnik Estuary.

Kuyalnik Estuary (Ukrainian: Куяльницький лиман, Crimean Tatar: Kuyanlık) is an estuary of the Velykyi Kuyalnik River located on the northwestern shores of the Black Sea, near the city of Odessa. The area of the estuary is 56–60 km², with a length of 28 km and a width of 3 km. Average depth is about 3 m. The estuary is separated from the Black Sea by a broad sandbar 3 km in width. The salinity of the estuary rages from 80 to 320‰. A mud health spa complex is located on the southeastern coast of the estuary. Sandy beaches occupy significant portions of the shoreline. The temperature of the water in the summer reaches 28-30 °С. The name of the estuary originates from Old Turkic Kuyanlık - thick, dense.

TAGS: River, Sea, Ukraine

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Odessa, Ukraine
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 05.2016
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Date Uploaded: June 2, 2016, 4:44 a.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 60D
Focal Length: 85mm
Shutter Speed: 1/200
Aperture: f10
ISO: ISO160
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