Odd Places in Nature

Challenge #2 in the Unique Landscapes and Outdoor Images series. Hosted by camcom12.
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These images are places in our natural world that are weird, unique or seemingly un-natural, but were actually created by wind, water, ice, earth movement, erosion, animals, or even chemically-reactive natural processes.
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Neel Tal
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A ten days trip which involves drive to Gangotri , the ancient source of the holy river Ganga and trek to the finest high altitude Himalayan lake, Neel Tal (4800 mts above sea level) punctuated with breath stopping close view of Greater Himalayan peaks e.g. Sivaling, Bhagirati, and Jogin Group of peaks. The blue lake with melting snow of Bhagirati glacier originates Akasaganga, to reach this place one has to trek to Tapovan (20 Km from Gangotri, Origin of River Ganges) and hop over boulders.ous, but the rewards are very high.
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Submitted: Saturday, 3rd November, 2012 11:10 (GMT)
Taken: Wednesday, 5th July, 2006
Focal length: 6 mm
Shutter speed: 1/200 sec
Aperture: F2.8
ISO: 80
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