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Banna Strand, County Kerry, Ireland, with walker
Walnut Boat
sun reflecting on a beach in County Kerry, Ireland
Standing Atop a Rocky Place
Hazel Eyes
low dramatic clouds over the Dingle Peninsula in Ireland's Wild West Coast
Love In Lisbon
Pink Veil
TRIPLE JEOPARDY AND LIGHT DESPITE ALL
A sunset in the beach
Moon Valley in the Atacama Desert in Chile, black and white
Moon Valley, with salt deposits, Atacama Desert, Chile
Grandin
Learning Swahili in a refugge camp
Worker
hot springs and geyser in the Atacama Desert in Chile
The Swahili Teacher in a Refugee Camp
two flamingoes at sunset, on a salt flat in the Andes
Burn-off
Hungry  chipmunk
Anxiety
Salt lake and the Andes in Chile
SCHOOLING IN A REFUGEE CAMP, DADAAB
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Moon Valley, with salt deposits, Atacama Desert, Chile

Moon Valley, with salt deposits, Atacama Desert, Chile. The white in the photo is not snow, it is salt, and it is everywhere in the Atacama Desert, which also happens to be the driest place on earth - dry, salty, and stunning.

TAGS: Chile, Moon

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Berkeley, California, United States of America
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© Elisabeth Pollaert Smith.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2017
Total Views: 14
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 21, 2017, 5:45 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Focal Length: 42mm
Shutter Speed: 1/125
Aperture: f16
ISO: ISO100
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