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FLOOD

Lucerne, Switzerland

August, 24, 2005 - 11:30 Local Time

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BIG FLOOD.

Lucerne, August 2005. The big flood. The City of Lucerne was a "little Venedig": The famous Chapel Bridge was closed - because the Lake of Lucerne and the river Reuss were too high after days of raining. The flood was a big attraction for the tourists. Not only ;-)

Luzern, August 2005. Hochwasser in Luzern. Weite Teile der Touristenstadt waren nach tagelangen Regenfällen überschwemmt. Der Vierwaldstättersee und die Reuss schwappten über die Ufer: Die berühmte Kapellbrücke war aus Sicherheitsgründen für alle Personen gesperrt. Luzern als "kleines Venedig" entwickelte sich zur Touristenattraktion und zum beliebten Fotosujet - vor allem nachdem sich die Sonne und der blaue Himmel wieder zurückgemeldetet hatten.

Please check out all panoramic photographs of the flood:

VR PHOTOGRAPHIES (QTVR): http://www.panos.ch/360_grad_virtuell.htm
PANORAMIC PHOTOGRAPHIES:
http://www.panoramafoto.ch/panorama_hochwasser.htm
http://www.panoramafoto.ch

http://www.switzerland360.ch

Equipment

Olympus C-5060, 19 mm (equiv.), Manfrotto-Panohead, Photoshop CS, Panoramafacatory.

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