Photo: Shotover River Central Otago NZ
Cutting through Skippers Canyon, the Shotover River in Central Otago, New Zealand was once the focus of a gold mining boom.
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Photo of the Shotover River and Skippers Canyon in Central Otago, New Zealand.
Pictures from photo gallery: "Otago Pictures"
Being one of the richest gold bearing rivers in the world, the Shotover River attracted gold prospectors from around the globe. Today the main attraction for people to this 60 km long, fast flowing river is jet boating, rafting and bungy jumping.
Shotover River and damage to landscape caused by sluicing during the gold rush in Skippers Canyon, Central Otago, South Island, New Zealand.
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I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/7.1, exposure time of 1/160 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 35mm.
Shotover River Central Otago NZ
Rolf Hicker Photography
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