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Josef Koudelka: The Black Triangle

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Josef Koudelka CZECHOSLOVAKIA. Region of the Black Triangle (Ore Mountains). 1991. Sv. Vaclav u Vyskova. © Josef Koudelka | Magnum Photos
Josef Koudelka CZECHOSLOVAKIA. Region of the Black Triangle (Ore Mountains). 1991. Lom Bilina, byvaly M. Gorkij. One of the biggest coal mines of the country. The mining started around 1400. © Josef Koudelka | Magnum Photos
Josef Koudelka CZECHOSLOVAKIA. Region of the Black Triangle (Ore Mountains). 1991. Chemopetrol od Mostu. © Josef Koudelka | Magnum Photos
Josef Koudelka CZECHOSLOVAKIA. Region of the Black Triangle (Ore Mountains). 1990. Krusne hory u Moldavy. Results of acid rain. © Josef Koudelka | Magnum Photos
Josef Koudelka CZECH REPUBLIC. Region of the Black Triangle (Ore Mountains). 1993. Radovesicka vysypka, zakladac. Coal mining. © Josef Koudelka | Magnum Photos
Josef Koudelka An area in which many companies worked: H. Göring Werke in 1943, the Stalin Firms in 1945, the Chemical Firms of the Soviet-Czechoslovakian Friendship in 1954 and Chemopetrol in 1990. The Black Tri (...)
Josef Koudelka CZECH REPUBLIC. Region of the Black Triangle (Ore Mountains). 1993. Lom Bilina, velkorypadlo. Coal mining. © Josef Koudelka | Magnum Photos
Josef Koudelka CZECH REPUBLIC. Region of the Black Triangle (Ore Mountains). 1993. Coal mining. Here there once was the royal city of Most. © Josef Koudelka | Magnum Photos
Josef Koudelka CZECHOSLOVAKIA. Region of the Black Triangle (Ore Mountains). 1992. Komorany Lake, which was drained in 1835. © Josef Koudelka | Magnum Photos
Josef Koudelka CZECHOSLOVAKIA. Region of the Black Triangle (Ore Mountains). 1992. Coal mining. © Josef Koudelka | Magnum Photos
Josef Koudelka The landscape has been completely ruined by coal mining. The Black Triangle, Czech Republic. 1991. © Josef Koudelka | Magnum Photos
Josef Koudelka CZECHOSLOVAKIA. Region of the Black Triangle (Ore Mountains). 1991. Coal mining. © Josef Koudelka | Magnum Photos
Josef Koudelka CZECHOSLOVAKIA. Region of the Black Triangle (Ore Mountains). 1991. The former Czech and Slovak Federal republic produced 22 million tonnes of hazardous waste annually. © Josef Koudelka | Magnum Photos
Josef Koudelka CZECHOSLOVAKIA. Region of the Black Triangle (Ore Mountains). 1992. Coal mining. © Josef Koudelka | Magnum Photos
Josef Koudelka The Bilina riverbed has been dug-up and replaced 65 times as a result of coal mining. The Black Triangle, Czech Republic. 1993. © Josef Koudelka | Magnum Photos
Josef Koudelka CZECH REPUBLIC. Region of the Black Triangle (Ore Mountains). 1993. Coal mining. © Josef Koudelka | Magnum Photos
Josef Koudelka CZECHOSLOVAKIA. Region of the Black Triangle (Ore Mountains). 1992. Coal mining. © Josef Koudelka | Magnum Photos
Josef Koudelka CZECHOSLOVAKIA. Region of the Black Triangle (Ore Mountains). 1992. Lom most, v pozadi Chemopetrol. © Josef Koudelka | Magnum Photos