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Illegal gold mining on the riverbanks of the Pra River. Artisanal miners work on the tailing piles around big industrial mines leaving a ruined landscape.
- RANDY OLSON
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- 6000x4000 / 137.4MB
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- Contained in galleries
- The Price of GOLD_National Geographic magazine_1/2009