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Photographer: © Karen Lee (Gallery)(10th June 2013)

Claerwen Dam, Elan Valley

Claerwen Dam is the largest of the dams. Building started at the end of the second world war, took six years to complete and a workforce of 470. It is 184 ft (56 m) high and 1167 ft (355 m) long. The dam was designed to look like the much older structures nearby, built in concrete; the huge dam was faced with dressed stone.

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Camera Make: Canon Model: Canon EOS 600D
Exposure Program: Shutter Priority, Focal length: 28 mm, Aperture: f 12.9, ISO: 100, Exposure time: 1/100 sec, Metering Mode: Multi-Segment, Exposure Bias: -1.3333333333333 EV
Date/Time Creation: June 2, 2013, 1:49 pm
ImageID:1176419, Image size: 3456 x 2304 pixels

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Comment by Vince Hawthorn(10th June 2013)

An imposing looking structure, nice job Karen.

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Comment by MikeT(11th June 2013)

A brilliant set of pictures Karen, this one is stunning

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Comment by Dave John(11th June 2013)

Stunning shot Karen, nice strong comp which proves symmetry works....

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