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Nakabuang beach
Philippines

The arch at Nakabuang beach in Sabtang island, part of the Batanes group of islands in northern most Philippines

Copyright: Fung Yu
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6000x3000
Hochgeladen: 10/09/2008
Aktualisiert: 08/10/2014
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Tags: nakabuang beach; sabtang; batanes island; philippines
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