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14th-Century Fortress, Dunajec Breach, Poland, 1987

Photo: Castle and dam in Poland

A farmer in Poland's Dunajec Breach grazes his sheep on pastureland that is now many feet under water. This photo, taken in 1987, shows the dam-in-progress (center right) that nearly a decade later would turn this valley into a tranquil lake. Lofty Niedzica Castle (center top) now boasts waterfront property.

(Photo shot on assignment for, but not published in, "Poland: The Hope That Never Dies," January 1988, National Geographic magazine)

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