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Aerial view of open pit mine in the Amazon rainforest

Aerial view of open pit mine in the Amazon rainforest
Aerial view of open pit mine in the Amazon rainforest

Image code: aerial-rainforest-Flight_1022_1528
Photographer: Rhett Butler
Photographed In: Southeastern Peru; from Cuzco to Boca Manu, Peru
Camera: Canon

Date Uploaded: 2005-Oct-22 | Last Update: Aug 5, 2013

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