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15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Over-exploitation in Opencast Coal Mine in Shanxi

Heshun county, located in North China’s Shanxi province, is abundant in coal mine resources. However, under long-term extensive, disorder and predatory exploitation, the mountains were much destroyed and polluted.

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Date Taken: 08.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Heshun county, located in North China’s Shanxi province, China
Camera: FC330
Copyright: © zhan yan