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Photo Uploaded: May 04 2006 06:27:37 GMT
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A landscape view in inner Gran Canaria: palms and mountains.
Ein Blick ins Innere Gran Canarias: Palmen und Berge.
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May 04 2006 13:49 GMT
what a lovely place ...nice shot ....^v^
May 04 2006 16:18 GMT
In fact it's a little bit colder than it looks but it's a beautiful place anyway.
May 04 2006 19:15 GMT
i like this one
May 04 2006 21:09 GMT
May 06 2006 09:07 GMT
I love the scene variety .. In Sabah, Malaysia we have oil palm trees (5-8 metres tall) and coconut palm (some 30 metres tall) .. Yours (coconut?) in the picture is what palm? .. Our hills and mountains (Mt Kinabalu + Kinabalu National Park, both in Kundasang district, is one world famous world heritage site) are forested or "jungled" .. In general, I think we are more cloudy (Sabah has equatorial/tropical climate .. 2 seasons only: wet and dry .. monsoon rainfall = some 140" a year or 353 cm .. from losp
May 06 2006 09:40 GMT
No, losp, it's called a Palm Canaria and it has no eatable fruits whatsoever. I even don't know if it's growing naturally anymore, I'd say all of those palms I've seen are planted by humans. I may be wrong about that but normally the planting of them looks very symmetric and they will be used for making a view or scene better. You should save your jungle, I haven't seen a jungle in Europe, Africa or Northamerica, even our woods are not really natural anymore...:(
And: In Gran Canaria there's almost desert climate, very few rainfall.
May 06 2006 10:25 GMT
Thanks for your input. .. On your save-forest, save-orang-utan things, I attach 4 sites (on Sabah forest conservation and saving the monkeys and wildlife) for your further exploration, if interested. ..
1. World Heritage and Kinabalu Park
2. A Luncheon Visit To Sabah's Sepilok Orang Utan Centre Meet the Jungle Man of Borneo
3. Sepilok Orang Utan Rehab Centre Gallery by Paul Middleton
4. Tabin Wildlife Reserve and Danum Valley, Sabah, Malaysia by Paul Huang
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