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Black Skimmer skimming!
The full moon over Fort Lauderdale
Greenburst
rainbow in the forest
Magnificent sunset at Chapada Diamantina, northeastern Brazil.
Under It All
American White Pelican landing
Amazing blue sky in a winter day
Bison Mother and Child
Peruvian girls high in the Cordiera Blanca
Rolling coaster
Memory
Summer Sunset
Summertime Blues in the Rockaways
Zaanse Schans windmill
Yucca flower spikes at the Grand Canyon
Patagonia, "La Indomable"
the beauty of nature
Bugling Elk
Trees reflecting in the water
Young hwak flying on the sky
A young woman and her dog
Boat traveling into smallest bay in world.
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Memory

These curious clay sculptures were made by a former diamond miner to honor his colleagues that died at work in this same mine, located in Chapada Diamantina, BA, Brazil. Most of the miners were slaves, and surprisingly this mine was active until the 1950′s, more than sixty years after the slavery has been officially banned from Brazil.

TAGS: Brazil, Clay, Mine

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Belo Horizonte, Brazil
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© Augusto Gomes.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 01.2015
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Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 22, 2017, 6:19 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS REBEL T3
Focal Length: 55mm
Shutter Speed: 1/0
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO100
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