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Florian Knorn

Sunlight is Not a Necessity

Bert Knops

Spoil Tip

Merkstein, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

September 22, 2012, about 16:15 h local time

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© 2012 Bert Knops, Some Rights Reserved. Creative Commons License

Caption

On the geologic time scale, the hill I'm standing on is unbelievably young. It wasn't formed by a natural process, but it's the spoil tip of the now-closed coal mine 'Grube Adolf'. Out of necessity for coal, this mine produced coal from 1913 until 1972.

Location

Europe / Germany

Lat: 50° 53' 29.13" N
Long: 6° 6' 33.29" E

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Precision is: Medium. Nearby, but not to the last decimal.

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Equipment

Hardware: Panasonic DMC-LX3, adapter LA4, wide-angle lens LW46.
Shooting: Handheld, 16 bracketed shots (0/-2.3EV).
Software: Hugin, Enblend, Enfuse, GIMP, PTEditor.
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