Jordan - Wadi Rum (Valle della Luna) - Panorama 4

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Wadi Rum also known as The Valley of the Moon is a valley cut into the sandstone and granite rock in south Jordan at 60 km (37 mi) to the east of Aqaba. It is the largest wadi in Jordan. The name Rum most likely comes from an Aramaic root meaning 'high' or 'elevated'. To reflect its proper Arabic pronunciation, archaeologists transcribe it as Wadi Ramm. The highest elevation in Wadi Rum is Mount Um Dami at more than 1,800 m (5,900 ft) above sea level. More info in Wikipedia.

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st.newbury on August 10, 2012

Very good and impressive shot. FAV and LIKE5. Greetings. Newbury

Paolo Grassi on August 13, 2012

Thanks a lot, Newbury, for your visit. Regards.

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on January 22, 2012
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Paolo Grassi
    • Camera: NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D60
    • Taken on 2012/01/02 13:09:03
    • Exposure: 0.005s (1/200)
    • Focal Length: 55.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/7.100
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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