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Auckland Museum
New Zealand
The Auckland Museum is located in the Auckland Domain overlooking the Harbour. It was build in 1929 as a war memorial and is considered one of New Zealand's finest heritage buildings. This panorama is taken on the museum forcourt which contains the Auckland Cenotaph (empty tomb).
Copyright: Jan Dunlop
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Resolution: 8480x4240
Uploaded: 02/04/2011
Updated: 12/08/2014
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