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Croatia, Veli Iz: Ships beneath the harbour

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Creative ways to block up ships at Veli Iz harbour

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A: Croatia, Veli Iz: shipyard beneath the harbour

by Ernst Michalek, 50 meters away

Those ships at this shipyard beneath the harbour of Veli Iz are waiting for their renovation

Croatia, Veli Iz: shipyard beneath the harbour

B: Magic Island

by Armin Leuprecht, 130 meters away

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C: Veli Iž

by Armin Leuprecht, 140 meters away

Veli Iž

D: Veli Iž

by Armin Leuprecht, 190 meters away

Veli Iž

E: Croatia, Veli Iž: Cistern

by Ernst Michalek, 470 meters away

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F: Šćah - highest peak on Ugljan

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Šćah - highest peak on Ugljan

G: Croatia, Iz, Vodenjak

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H: Zadar - Promenade at Sunset

by Carsten Arenz, 11.4 km away

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I: Zadar - The Greetings to the Sun

by Carsten Arenz, 11.5 km away

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J: Zadar Promenade

by Hans Georg Kuegerl, 11.5 km away

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