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Taken 10-Apr-11
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Keywords:2011, Eyre Mountains, forest, grassland, Landscape, Location, mountains, New Zealand, Southland, Year
Photo Info

Dimensions5762 x 1729
Original file size8.87 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spaceAdobe RGB (1998)
Date taken10-Apr-11 11:25
Date modified28-Apr-11 10:59
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS 5D
Focal length17 mm
Max lens aperturef/4
Exposure1/20 at f/16
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeManual
Exposure prog.Manual
ISO speedISO 100
Metering modePattern
Eyre Mountains panorama 1

Eyre Mountains panorama 1

The Eyre Mountains borders the southern flanks of Lake Wakatipu and lies between the distinctive wet granite mountains of Fiordland and the classic drier schist landscape of Central Otago. Being located in this geological and climatic transition zone has resulted in some rare and localized flora and fauna as well as a rugged jumble of ridges, high peaks and long narrow river valleys. The Oreti River originates from the western catchments and is reputed to be one of the best trophy brown trout rivers in the world.