small fields on a steep hill

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small fields on a steep hill

Small fields on a steep hill near a village in the Tengger Massif (Java, Indonesia)

The grooves are made in diagonal patterns to limit erosion when it rains, and to make it easier to work the fields (since all the work is purely manual, with no machines and no animals).­

For more information about the Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park, read en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Bromo_­Tengger_­Semeru_­National_­Park

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September 12, 2011
Jalan Cemorolawang - Sukapura, Sukapura, Indonesia
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Photos of the Tengger Caldera (and its Sea of Sand), and of the Bromo Volcano (Java, Indonesia).­

For more information about the Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park, read en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Bromo_­Tengger_­Semeru_­National_­Park

For more information about Bromo Volcano, read en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Mount_­Bromo.

Indonesia 266 photos

Photos taken in Indonesia.­

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