Vltava River

© Salim Al-Harthy

Vltava River
Be the first... Sign in and then comment below.

To discuss, first log in or sign up (buttons are at top center of page).

Description

The Vltava ( listen (help·info); German: Moldau) is the longest river in the Czech Republic, running north from its source in Šumava through Český Krumlov, České Budějovice, and Prague (Praha), merging with the Elbe (Labe) at Mělník. It is 430 km long and drains about 28,090 km2; at their confluence the Vltava actually has more water than the Elbe, but joins the Elbe at a right angle to its flow so that it appears a mere tributary. The river is crossed by 18 bridges and runs through Prague over 31 km[1]. Several dams were built on it in the 1950s, the biggest being Lipno Dam in Šumava.

Aperture = 8
Shutter = 25 seconds
ISO = 100
Camera = 5D Mark II
Lens = 24-105mm (28mm)

Exif: F Number: 7.1, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 15/1 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 32.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Uploaded on July 08, 2010


Copyright for this gallery photo belongs solely to Salim Al-Harthy. Images may not be copied, downloaded, or used in any way without the expressed, written permission of the photographer.
Log in to follow or message this photographer or report this photo.