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miner carrying sulphur

his is shot of sulphur miner carrying the sulphur in a basket which is around 80-90kg and still he has to climb to the crater rim which is 1000m high from lake.many people around Mt ijen due to their poverty were forced work in the world most dangerous volcano which emit sulfur fumes and other poisonous gas.they carry up to 90 kg twice per day and they were paid only 9cent per kg. t

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Date Taken: 06.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Indonesia
Camera: NIKON D610
Copyright: © PRADEEP RAJA KANNAIAH