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Copyright: Neels Gunter (corjan3) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 405 W: 61 N: 331] (3175)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2015-12-28
Categories: Nature
Exposure: f/13.0, 1/400 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2016-01-11 10:08
Viewed: 737
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
A very belated "Happy New Year" to all treklensers. Was away and absent from the internet with technical problems.

Not even the worst drought in many years robbed one of the most beautiful parts of the country of its beauty but it is a sad state of affairs indeed.

By the way, the top of the hill is different from the part below it as it consists of basalt rock which flowed out as a magma, 183 million years ago, onto the underlying sandstone which formed from sand dunes of a large older desert that covered most of southern Africa. The lavas themselves covered an even larger area.

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To Jonathan: Localitycorjan3 1 01-12 02:15
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Hi Neels,
The best for 2016 to you and the family. A good image showing the situation at its worst in many years. Taken in December one can see the dryness of the grass, a slight hope of rain in the BG. Truly a beautiful setting,is this taken in the Free State or Transvaal?

Dear Corjan3,
nice landscape, very nice place.
Thanx for sharing.

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