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Fields of bunkers
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This is a view on the fields of bunkers, in the "corridor of invasions" of the lowland of Baisieux, between Bouvines, Camphin-en-Pevele, Cysoing and Gruson, near the "Chapelle aux arbres" and the "carrefour de l'Arbre". The shot was taken in march 2011, in the beginning of the evening. Panorama made in HDR version (enfuse).

Copyright: Franck masschelein
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Uploaded: 17/04/2011
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Tags: bunker; blockhaus; nature; baisieux; bouvines; camphin-en-pevele; cysoing; gruson; france; hdr; enfuse
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