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Road to Ozerki. Winter.
Russia
Copyright: Dmitry O Belov
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Chargée: 30/12/2012
Mis à jour: 06/10/2014
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Tags: nature; winter; forest; snow
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Road2sholpinskoe lake
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"Matera" aka "Bald glade"
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Шолпинское озеро
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On the shore of the swamp
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The central area of ​​the Ustie-Kubenskoe
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On the way to Shera's floodgate
Aleksy Kirilovskiy
Spas-Kamen
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River Kubena at village Sibla
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Semigorodnyaya Railway Station
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Church of Elijah the Prophet
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Semigorodnyaya, narrow-gauge railway
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Semigorodnyaya School
Sferano 14 / Poznan, Old Market
Jan Koehn
New Bridge - 2
Evgeniy Veldyaev
Ice Rotunda — В ледяной ротонде
Ivor Linington
Sheffield Cathedral The Nave
Evgeny Efimov
View from the Helix Bridge at night, Singapore
Mark de Graaf
The Pinacles Western Australia
Stephan Messner
Ski jump ruin near Waldenburg
Evgeniy Veldyaev
Ice hole for water consecration on Epiphany
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Venice - Palazzo Ducale
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Hokokuji Temple, Kamakura
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Spaso-Prilutsky monastery, sunset
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Чудотворный источник
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Spaso-Prilutskiy Dmitriev monastery. Point 1.
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Semigorodnyaya School
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Fedulova square at night
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р.Тошня, Марково, дорога на Дикую.
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Church of St. Nicholas. The narthex.
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On the way to Shera's floodgate
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Lipin Bor. Old berth on the Beloe Lake
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Near Uhtoma village
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Semigorodnyaya Dvinitsa 2
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Maslenitsa hill
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