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Cormeilles en Vexin
France

Near the airfield of Cormeilles en Vexin, in France, near Paris, there is an old disused runway. This panoramic aerial was taken using a Rokkaku kite.

Copyright: Gregory Monaca
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6000x3000
Taken: 21/03/2012
Uploaded: 22/03/2012
Updated: 16/10/2014
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Tags: fields; country; nature; airfield
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