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Coal tip of Henin-Beaumont (#1)
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This is a view on the coal tip of Henin-Beaumont, near Noyelles-Godault, Dourges. The shot was taken in march 2011, in the end of the afternoon. Panorama made in HDR version (enfuse).

Copyright: Franck masschelein
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Uploaded: 08/04/2011
Updated: 11/09/2014
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Tags: terril; coal tip; nature; henin-beaumont; noyelles-godault; dourges; france; hdr; enfuse
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