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Gorges du Verdon
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Made this photo last december when I had a short holiday in the south of france. This one I made in the gorges du verdon. This is the biggest gorges in Europe over a length of 25km.

Copyright: Pierre Van Geenen
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6324x3162
Taken: 09/12/2009
Uploaded: 30/12/2009
Updated: 09/04/2012
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