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Sunrise from the Chesapeake Bay Bridge
Glacier
Smooth landing for a great heron
Wait............(人生就是等待 )
Fighting egrets
Pleasure flight
Monument Valley as sunset starts
Hanging out at the beach
A lifeguard station on Manhattan Beach, CA
Fossá
Hallstatt Blue
Building with people
Mr Tiger 's wooden bridge
Stray cat in Dubrovnik
Stray cat in Dubrovnik
Stray cat in Dubrovnik
Stray cat in Croatia
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Street cat in Dubrovnik, Croatia
A  beautiful moment while enjoing fauntain show at republic square Yerevan Armenia
Ring in tree
In Pensive Mood
In search of honey
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Building with people

The urban area of Hong Kong has the highest population and employment density in the world. Measured at block level, some areas may have population densities of more than 400,000 people per square kilometre. As of 2017, there are seven million people for its 1,068 square kilometres (412 square miles) of land. Each individual may perceive crowding differently. For example, given a fixed density environment, individuals who once lived in a denser environment will perceive it to be less crowded than those who did not. Additionally, studies have shown that Asians and Chinese were found to have a high adaptation and tolerance to crowding. In Hong Kong itself, many studies have shown that a substantial proportion of the urban population did not see high density as a problem, many even preferred the presence of a large number of people. The tolerance of Hong Kong people towards high densities could also be explained by their previous living environments, since many residents are refugees and may have experienced worse living conditions prior to moving to Hong Kong.

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 06.2017
Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: Oct. 14, 2017, 6:58 a.m.
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Camera Model: sd Quattro H
Focal Length: 30mm
Shutter Speed: 1/0
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