Preparing for a hike on the mer de glace


Preparing for a hike on the mer de glace

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Although the Mer de Glace is the largest glacier of the French Alps, it has receded a lot during the past years. Hikers wishing to walk on the glacier have to go down a series of ladders to reach it. This guy are preparing themselves and starting to go down.

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Country: France

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Copyright: Olivier Ffrench

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Camera Maker:Canon
Camera Model:Canon EOS 450D
Original Time Taken:07/22/2011
Shutter Speed:1/125 sec
Aperture:f/5.6
ISO Sensitivity:200
Focal Length:17 mm
Lens Info:17-70mm
Latitude:45.92723
Longitude:6.9196966666667