Fire in nature

Challenge #2 in the Landscapes on purpose series. Hosted by Sugarbaker.
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fire in the drakensberg
by melpal
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The Drakensberg mountain range in South Africa is aptly named, translated from Afrikaans to Dragon Mountains. Despite land owners' best efforts to burn effective fire breaks in the winter, the dry vegetation and fierce winds and a careless match are ingredients for destruction.
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Submitted: Tuesday, 7th February, 2012 07:57 (GMT)
Taken: Saturday, 12th August, 2006
Focal length: 27 mm
Shutter speed: 1/15 sec
Aperture: F4
ISO: 100
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