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Pond of Sainghin-en-Melantois
France

This is a view of the pond of Sainghin-en-Melantois. This stretch of water of 4000 m2 was established in early 1980. The shot was taken in june 2011, in the middle of the afternoon. Panorama made in HDR version (enfuse).

More information on the web site of LMCU : http://www.lillemetropole.fr/index.php?p=1065&art_id=19170

Copyright: Franck masschelein
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 10166x5083
Uploaded: 26/06/2011
Updated: 11/09/2014
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Tags: pond; trees; nature; sainghin-en-melantois; france; hdr; enfuse
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