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Golf Ostravice z ptačí perspektivy
Czech Republic

Golfový areál na Ostravici z ptačí perspektivy.

Copyright: Robert Mročka
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 10000x5000
Taken: 26/10/2011
Uploaded: 09/12/2011
Updated: 22/09/2014
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Tags: golf; ostravice; beskydy; aerial
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