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False Autumn in Patagonia
South America

The fire that destroyed a large part of the forest in Torres del Paine National Park in Jan 2012 brought on an early autumn landscape there. These trees were mostly singed and might survive.

Copyright: Arroz marisco
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Uploaded: 07/12/2012
Updated: 11/06/2014
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Tags: 2012 fire; torres del paine; patagonia; chile
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