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Wind Turbine Blade
Wind Turbine Blade
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Title: Wind Turbine Blade

Description: This photo shows one of the three 135-ft blades of a turbine before installation. Although the blades of wind turbines appear to move quite slowly to the human eye, blade tips often move at speeds faster than 100 mph.

Location: USA

Photographer: Paul Cryan
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Photographer Organization: U.S. Geological Survey

Usage: This image is public domain/of free use unless otherwise stated. Please refer to the USGS Copyright section for how to credit the photo.


File Details:
Type: JPEG image - 1.22 MB
Dimensions: 2592 x 1944
Resolution: 180 dpi

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