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Posted by
Vaido (Võrumaa, Estonia) on 18 June 2022 in Documentary & Street.

Once there was a marble quarry in Ny-London, Svalbard. There are the remains of a settlement and a quarry from the early 20th century, constituting the national heritage of Svalbard there.
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Ny-Londonis Teravmägedel oli kunagi lootustandev marmorikarjäär. Marmor oli kaunis, kuid ei kannatanud transporti mandri-Euroopasse. Praegu on seal 20. sajandi algusest pärit asula ja karjääri säilmed, mis on arvatud teravmägede kultuuripärandi hulka.
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Svalbard @ August 2014
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Canon EOS 5D Mark III 1/160 second F/8.0 ISO 800 17 mm

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Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

interesting place to visit

18 Jun 2022 8:34am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Sepia is a right choice in this shot.

18 Jun 2022 11:11am

Jason Kravitz from Brussels, Belgium

good idea for the theme and interesting machinery
when I see Svalbard I think of the SciFi series, "His Dark Materials"

18 Jun 2022 6:12pm

@Jason Kravitz: When I see Svalbard, I think of the polar bear :)

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

wonderful depiction of the machinery; the people seem to be milling around without a purpose.

18 Jun 2022 11:37pm

Brian from Christchurch, New Zealand

A amazing photograph the colour you have chosen to use makes this superb image detail stand out

19 Jun 2022 4:20am

@Brian: I tried to bring out more of these details of that old machinery with this processing, yes.

Darkelf Photography from Perth, Australia

Excellent documentary style photo.

19 Jun 2022 12:55pm