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Inland Sea

Inland Sea
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Copyright: Bill Fitzgerald (macgarret1) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 129 W: 0 N: 273] (1359)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-08-18
Categories: Nature
Camera: FujiFilm FinePix S7000
Exposure: f/8, 1/600 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2008-04-15 11:19
Viewed: 2819
Points: 16
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Inland Sea

The Inland Sea is located near Dwejra Point and Dwejra bay, Gozo.

A small sea lake connected to the open Mediterranean Sea only by a narrow tunnel through the cliffs. The tunnel is wide enough to allow the passage of small boats.
It is thought that the Inland Sea started life as a tunnel entrance leading to a sea cave, and that at some point the roof of the cave collapsed creating the through tunnel, which was then further extended by natural erosion.

Please see workshop for close-up of cave.

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Hi Bill
nice, nice, nice
great POV
and colours are also very nice presented

Bill, very intreguing
If I had been a Seapirate I would have mde this my hide out
Looked in the WS to get the whole picture..and again the Pirate story:
Hide the outside and no one could find you..*_*
NEVER known of the excistence of this place
I know a film with Olive and Poppeye was made near Malta-Gozo.. was it here if you know?
VERY very very special Bill..

Hello Bill,
I must say it is beautiful to see this photo.
sharp, good details and POV. TFS

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  • Viking Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 996 W: 63 N: 782] (4383)
  • [2008-04-16 22:07]

Bill again
Nice focus... very beautiful colors...
very beautiful image...
take care

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  • Josine Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 922 W: 21 N: 652] (4069)
  • [2008-04-19 22:07]

Very special view Bill, the workshop gives a helpfull lead.
What a place. Maybe very warm for the people in summer, with the big sort of wall close of the sea wind.


hi bill.
what an excellent pic of such a strange place.
i never new this place existed. thank you for posting such an interesting shot.
this is what i love about tl. it brings the world into my home.

Hi Bill. Great shot of my mother country! I live in the UK but I've been to Dwejra last month. Your pictures are great. Ed

Hello Bill,

I guess this has been a popular harbour up through the years!
This creation of nature makes a fortress better than most, and I can understand why a village has been established here...
A well composed presentation with sharp fine details!

Pablo -

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