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Small but Mighty...
Icelandic horses in field while traveling in Iceland.
Icelandic horses in field while traveling in Iceland.
Fish Hunter...
While visiting Yellowstone Park I found this butterfly.NPS100
Patagonia moutain views while backpacking in Torres de Paine, Chile.
Gator in the Clouds...
Taming the Jersey Suburbs
The Colorfull Moon
Walk on Water...
Sun pillar in Curitiba
Against the Wind...
A mountain range while hiking in Patagonia, Chile.
Progress of the American Interstate
Urban Starry Sky
Alaskan Willow Ptarmigan in spring at Denali.
 Sunset over Fishtail while hiking in Nepal.
The House
Pretty lady in my kitchen.
House of Blues New Orleans
Clouds over Machapuchare while treking in Nepal
Flowers floating in a pot in Bangkok, Thailand
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Sun pillar in Curitiba

A sun pillar is an atmospheric optical phenomenum created by ice crystals in the clouds. It appears like a vertical pillar of light. The reflection of sunlight on the basal faces of the ice crystais is responsible for this, just like the light pillars created on the sea surface when the Sun or Moon is rising arise from the reflection of the sunlight or moonlight on the water surface.

TAGS: Brazil, Clouds

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Curitiba, Brazil
Member since 2016
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© Fabiano Diniz.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 04.2016
Total Views: 13
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 9, 2016, 5:25 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS REBEL T3i
Focal Length: 36mm
Shutter Speed: 1/100
Aperture: f8
ISO: ISO400
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