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Sulphurous hill

Posted by
omid (mashhad, Iran) on 30 August 2012 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

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"Damavand" is a semi-active volcano.
Near the peak, at elevation 5400m there is a hole that is released Sulfur vapor with pressure and rises to several meters.
Fortunately when taking this photo, the wind blew in the opposite direction and we were safe from the fumes of sulfur.
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Damavand
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Canon PowerShot SX210 IS 1/800 second F/7.1 ISO 80 9 mm

Canon PowerShot SX210 IS
1/800 second
F/7.1
ISO 80
9 mm

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