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View from the Voortrekker Monument, Pretoria
Pretoria

From Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voortrekker_Monument

The Voortrekker Monument is located just south of Pretoria in South Africa. This massive granite structure is prominently located on a hilltop, and was raised to commemorate the Voortrekkers who left the Cape Colony between 1835 and 1854.

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