Mountains Ranges

Challenge #5 in the Art of Earth series. Hosted by luxborealis.
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Look up - look waaaay up - it's time to apply the "Art of Earth" concept to mountain ranges. That means multiple mountains must be the main feature of the photographs submitted. And because this is the "Art of Earth" only natural scenes are permitted - no human elements or built environments, please!
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Cwm Idwal
by Steve36
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Glyderau range of mountains in northern Snowdonia: Cwm Idwal is a spectacular product of glaciation, surrounded by high crags, screes, moraines and rounded rocks, with a lake on its floor (Llyn Idwal). Cwm Idwal comprises volcanic and sedimentary rock which was laid down in a shallow Ordovician sea, and later pushed up and deformed into the distinctive U-shaped fold known today as the Idwal Syncline. This fold in the rock is visible today, thanks to the layering of the sedimentary rocks. The are
Submitted: Saturday, 9th January, 2010 08:35 (GMT)
Taken: Monday, 26th October, 2009
Focal length: 18 mm
Shutter speed: 1/15 sec
Aperture: F11
ISO: 200
Notes: 2 shot stitch using MS Ice
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