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CROP CIRCLES AND TRAPEZOIDS

Aerial photos reveal the hypnotic geometry of farming

  • Johnny Simon
By Johnny Simon

Deputy Photo Editor

This article is more than 2 years old.

Farming around the globe is big and repetitive. Massive tracts of land are needed to plant crops. The seasonal dance of planting, growing and harvesting food follows a natural timeline and requires a certain organization.

Its scale and order are best appreciated in aerial photos, which bring the neat rows of crops, meticulously terraced hillsildes and other means of cultivation into sharp focus.

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