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Nikolo-Berlyukovsky monastery on the bank of river Vorya
Russia
Copyright: Dmitry Argunov
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 14000x7000
Uploaded: 25/07/2011
Updated: 06/08/2014
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Tags: church; river; landscape
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