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Плотина на реке Свияга
Russia
Copyright: Max ir
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 11312x5656
Subida: 04/01/2013
Actualizado: 07/02/2013
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Tags: ulyanovsk; landscape; dam; river
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President's Bridge and the Volga river
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President's Bridge and the Volga river
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Church in Bolshie Kluchischi
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Ulyanovsk paleontological reserve (Ундоровский палеонтологический заказник)
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Grannoe ear
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Ruined pier in Beliy Yar
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President's Bridge and the Volga river
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President's Bridge and the Volga river
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