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Sulfur miner's morning starts from the sulfur mine, filled with toxic sulfur gas, placed 2400m above sea level at caldera of Mt. Kawai Ijen, an active volcano located in east Java.
They dig the sulfurs in the gas, and carry them on their shoulder thourgh dangerous looking steep and narrow trail of the crater. The weigh is around 70~80 kg,and they have to carry 6 km round trip in order to get 6 dollars...

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  • Copyright: JS Lee (jslee) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 16 W: 15 N: 248] (3988)
  • Genre: People
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2008-07-21
  • Categories: Daily Life
  • Camera: Cannon EOS 5D
  • Exposure: f/5.0, 1/1250 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2008-07-31 3:57
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