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43.4 x 29.0 cm ⏐ 17.1 x 11.4 in (300dpi)
ASHLEY COOPER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY ASHLEY COOPER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Votex artwork next to the Karahnjukar dam and Halslon reservoir, a hydro electricity project in North East Iceland. It is in the wilderness area of Vatnajokull and was created by damming the Jokuls a Dal river. It is controversial as it flooded a huge area of one of Europe's last wilderness areas, that was home to nesting Whooper Swans and Pink Footed Geese. The project does however produce 40% of Iceland's electricity from renewables.
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