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Claudia Betschart

Kannenfeldpark

Claudia Betschart

Timber

Near Flims, Switzerland

November 17, 2013, 12:50 local time (11:50 UTC)

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© 2013 Claudia Betschart, All Rights Reserved.

Caption

Spruce (Picea abies Karst) is the most prevalent tree in Switzerland. Probably most of the trees in this panorama are spruce trees. In this particular forest we can likely also expect fire trees (Abies alba Mill.), pine trees (Pinus sylvestris L.), beech trees (Fagus sylvatica L.) and some other species. 60% of the harvested wood in Switzerland is used for construction and furniture etc, 40% are used in small cut pieces by the paper industry, for manufacturing construction material and for energy production.

Location

Europe / Switzerland

Lat: 46° 49' 11.6" N
Long: 9° 18' 50.8" E

Elevation: 960 m

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Equipment

Hardware: Nikon D5000, Sigma 8mm f3.5 EX DG fisheye lens, cheap lightweight tripod and 360Precision Atome panohead
Software: PTGui, Adobe Lightroom 4, Adobe Photoshop CS5
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