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Contest #270

Do you have any idea what is below these clouds in the centre?

 

November 23rd, 2012 Posted by | Uncategorized | 2 comments

2 Responses to “Contest #270”

  1. It’s Restoration Island, in Queensland, Australia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Restoration_Island_National_Park
    12°37’12.51″S 143°26’49.04″E

    One of the first things I usually look for is the direction shadows are cast, which will generally indicate whether the site is in the northern or southern hemisphere. This photo is one of the exceptions — in the southern tropics, shadows may still be cast toward the north, depending on the date of the photo.

  2. Restoration Island

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