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Water is, without a doubt, a precious element in our lives. Drought 1 by ~leonidas187 show us the effects of a drought on Earth.
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Drought 1

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Pereiras Dam in Ourique, Portugal. The dam, that holds a 3 year water suply for local farmers, was empty through the summer due to the serious drought. 2005 was the most dry of the last 75 years in Portugal. 22/06/2005
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Image size
950x632px 894.36 KB
Make
NIKON CORPORATION
Model
NIKON D70
Shutter Speed
10/3200 second
Aperture
F/9.0
Focal Length
18 mm
Date Taken
Jun 22, 2005, 10:14:23 AM
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How long did this 2005 drought last in Portugal? Did the reservoir fill back up?

Stunning photo.

How hard was it to get down in the reservoir?