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Tranplanner

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Okay, this one's a little obscure - but I figure if someone can post Tallinn, I can do this place.



(Moderator note: Photo directly added to post by NHPlanner)
 
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Sudbury, Ontario?

If not that, I would guess Butte, Montana or El Paso
 

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Holy SH*T!

You got it on the first guess - it is indeed Sudbury, Ontario.

Site of my upcoming nuptials.

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A case of northern red maple - yum!
 

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Well, I assumed Ontario. And the only city in Ontario "notorious" for a smelter stack is Sudbury. Never been there (I like visiting obscure places, but I've only been in the Lake Erie crescent in Ontario).

Is it true that there is a large landscape "dead zone" around the nickel smelter? :(
 

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Tranplanner said:
Holy SH*T!

You got it on the first guess - it is indeed Sudbury, Ontario.

Site of my upcoming nuptials.

BKM's prize:

A case of northern red maple - yum!
Chalk up another similarity :) ....an image from the site of my nuptuals in June...

 

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BKM said:

Is it true that there is a large landscape "dead zone" around the nickel smelter? :(
There used to be, but Sudbury has really made an effort to re-green itself. There's now talk of preserving some of the fast-disappearing "dead zone". The stack you see in the pic is largely responsible for the recovery - they built it so high the pollution now lands a couple of hundred kilometres downwind...
 

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There used to be, but Sudbury has really made an effort to re-green itself. There's now talk of preserving some of the fast-disappearing "dead zone".
Historic Preservation run amuck! :)
 

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they built it so high the pollution now lands a couple of hundred kilometres downwind...
I can attest to that. During the last month we have had pollution attributted to Ontario and the New England States.
 
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