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Morning sky


Morning sky
Photo Information
Copyright: Peter Smith (peters) (54)
Genre: Landscapes
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-09-26
Categories: Mountain
Camera: Canon EOS 350D Digital, Canon 18-55 mm F 3.5 - 5.6, PL Filter
Exposure: f/8, 1/160 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-11-30 3:32
Viewed: 3373
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Golden Gate Highlands National Park is located in Free State, Republic of South Africa, near the Lesotho border. It covers an area of 340 km˛ (131.3 mi˛). The park's most notable features are its golden, ochre, and orange-hued deeply eroded sandstone cliffs and outcrops. Another feature of the area is the numerous caves and shelters displaying San rock paintings. Wildlife featured at the park includes mongooses, eland, zebras, and over 100 bird species. It is the Free State's only national park, and is more famous for the beauty of its landscape than for its wildlife.

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wonderful scenary. wonderful frame color makes the scenary more beautiful and colorful. tfs.

Hello Peter,
I am very familiar with that area and this is an unusual and very beautiful image indeed. Excellent POV and fabulous sky, apart from the wonderful hollow-weathering sandstones of the Clarens Formation that were deposited when the whole of Southern Africa was an arid sand desert. Very well presented too. Full marks!
Neels

Hello Peter,I like the colourful bands of strata of the cliff face,the sky is also very pleasant.
An interesting capture.
Best regards Les.

Hi Peter,
what a nice mountain. Perfect point of view. Nice vivid colours.
Thanks for sharing,
Maciek

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