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Ngorongoro Crater


Ngorongoro Crater
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Copyright: Eleanor Blair (Eleanor) Silver Note Writer [C: 1 W: 0 N: 16] (111)
Genre: Landscapes
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-05-31
Categories: Birds
Camera: Olympus C-740 UZ, Fuji XD-card 512 MB
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Volcanoes and Volcanic Areas [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2005-08-08 13:55
Viewed: 4638
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Ngorongoro crater (techically a caldera) is the remnant of a volcano the size of Mt. Kilamanjaro that imploded instead of erupting two million years ago. Today, Ngorongoro is a flat plain twelve miles across surrounded by an unbroken circular wall two thousand feet high. The salt-whitened shores of Lake Magadi on the floor of Ngorongoro provide a perfect habitiat for thousands of flamingoes. The clouds hovering along the top edge of the crater create an amazing illusion, which I hope I've captured in this photo.

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Hi Eleanor, I was just talking to a friend about where flamingos live in the natural world since we only have them living in zoos here. Nicely shown with the plain and the caldera walls. Thanks for sharing :-)

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  • halki Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 242 W: 9 N: 105] (471)
  • [2005-08-09 6:00]

Hello Eleanor!
Great sight again:)
Colours,POV and composition are wonderful.
Thanks for posting

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