Hazy Day on the Дніпро (Dnepr River)

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This is another view upriver on the "new" or eastern channel of the річка Дніпро (Dnepr River). On the horizon on the left about 7km. distant, the double decked (motor vehicles on the lower roadway with the railway above) arches of the eastern Мост Преображенского (Preobrazhensky Bridge) appear through the heat haze. острів Хортиця (Khortytsya Island) is out of the frame to the left. The central part (Ordzhonikidzevs'kyi district) of Zaporozhye is to the right with the southern tower of the Дворец Хортиця (Khortytsya Palace (17 floors - hotel, office, residential or combination??)) under construction in the center and a new 16 floor apartment block on the right edge of the photo. What appears at first glance to be several construction cranes are actually the towers of the power lines coming from the turbine generators at the Плотина ДнепроГЭС (Dneproges Dam) which is a couple of km. further north on the river. View is to the NW.

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Comments (2)

Adem Dogan on March 11, 2013

Hello dear Mark, an very moody and very nice Landscape Picture.. LIKE 1

Many Greetings from Germany..

Adem Dogan

mg1744 on March 14, 2013

It was a very HOT day (almost every day during my visit to the Ukraine it was approaching 40C) and thus the haze and the mood is because of the heat. Maybe the heat is more apparent in the next phot in the gallery of the fisherman. Thanks for your extensive visit to my gallery and appreciative comments and best wishes from the USA, Mark

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Photo taken in Zhovtnevyi district, Zaporizhia, Zaporiz'ka oblast, Ukraine

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  • Uploaded on November 13, 2011
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    by mg1744
    • Taken on 2010/08/14 15:18:45
    • Exposure: 0.001s (1/800)
    • Focal Length: 47.80mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.600
    • ISO Speed: ISO80
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash