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Historic Images of Sri Lanka

The Destruction of Tropical Forests in Sri Lanka

Destruction of Tropical Forests in Sri Lanka

The Destruction of Tropical Forests in Sri Lanka c.1880 #IMG770

Hills once covered with natural forest and vegetation teaming with wildlife were cut down to make way for vast Tea Plantations.
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Pisang Flower (Banana Flower) Ceylon c.1880

Pisang Flower c.1880

Pisang Flower (Banana Flower) Ceylan c.1880 #IMG723

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Elephant at work in Sri Lanka c.1880

Elephant at work in Sri Lanka

Elephant at work in Sri Lanka c.1880 #IMG609


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Lake view & the Boat-House, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

Lake and boat house Nuwara Eliya

Lake view & Boat-House, Nuwara Eliya, Ceylon #IMG604a

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Road scene near Colombo, late 1800’s

Road scene near Colombo, late 1800's #IMG582

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