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Ben Lomond
New Zealand

At 1748m high, the summit of Ben Lomond commands a sweeping view of the Queenstown area. At the northern end (here to the right) of the zigzag-shaped Lake Wakatipu is the small town of Glenorchy. Closer by is Mt Crichton (1871m) where a very faint rainbow could be seen by the foot of it. The small lake near it is Moke Lake. In the distance are the peaks of Coronet (1649m) and Cardrona (1934m). The day started off rather overcast with a few showers as I took the trail but by the time I reached the summit the clouds finally broke and I was lucky to have a shot like this.

Copyright: Arroz Marisco
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 14000x7000
Caricate: 27/04/2011
Aggiornato: 11/06/2014
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Tags: ben lomond; lake wakatipu; glenorchy; queenstown
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