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abbot cemetery outside valaam
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Valaam Island. Abbot's cemetery. Outside.

Остров Валаам. Игуменское кладбище, окрестности.

Copyright: Dmitry Ruzov
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Taken: 25/09/2012
Uploaded: 25/09/2012
Updated: 15/10/2014
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