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Crocodile and mangrove country


Crocodile and mangrove country
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Copyright: Ian Fegent (Fege) Silver Note Writer [C: 4 W: 0 N: 13] (46)
Genre: Landscapes
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-07-07
Categories: Trees, River
Camera: Pentax K20D, Pentax 18-250
Exposure: f/9.5, 1/500 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-07-23 0:54
Viewed: 3397
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The East Alligator was incorrectly named by a white explorer who thought wrongly identified the local crocodiles. By the time the mistake was discovered the wrong names had made it on to maps.
The river separates Kakadu (on the right) from Arnhem Land on the left. Crocodiles abound. The right hand side of the river is lined with fresh water mangroves. The Arnhem Land escarpment rises on the left.
Taken from a helicopter.

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An impressive view over the river, along with an interesting note.
Regards
Ike

Hi Ian,
I don't know how you made it "high above" but the resulting shot is stunning. The picture makes you wonder about the origins of this landscape untrammeled by man. Fascinating, the "Freshwater mangroves", the rocky escarpment, the dark water . That is a rare sight, thanks Ian for it.

Best regards
Dietrich

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