White lake, Kaunertal
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White lake, Kaunertal

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White lake in valley Kaunertal in Tirol, Austria.                                                                                                                                    

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Nearby images in Austria


A: Auf der Fernereggspitz HDR

by Martin Schrattenholz, 820 meters away

Panorama vom Gipfel der Fernereggspitze.

Auf der Fernereggspitz HDR

B: Auf der Fernereggspitz

by Martin Schrattenholz, 820 meters away

Panorama vom Gipfel der Fernereggspitze.

Auf der Fernereggspitz

C: Weg zum Wiesjaggljoch

by Martin Schrattenholz, 1.5 km away

Aussicht von der Plattform der ehemaligen Seilbahn in Richtung Wiesjaggl.

Weg zum Wiesjaggljoch

D: Kaunertal, Tirol

by Jozef Kokes, 2.0 km away

Beautiful nature in Kaunertal valley in Tirol.

Kaunertal, Tirol

E: Hinter Karlesspitze, Tirol

by Jozef Kokes, 2.1 km away

Hinter Karlesspitze, Tirol

F: Weisseespitze

by Martin Schrattenholz, 2.8 km away

Ein Panorama auf dem Gipfel der Weisseespitze in Tirol.


G: Inside my garden house

by Jozef Kokes, 9.0 km away

Inside my garden house

H: Wildspitzbahn & the Café in 3440m, Pitztal

by Jozef Kokes, 12.3 km away

The Wildspitzbahn and the Café 3.440 are since autumn 2012. In the new café you can enjoy coffees and...

Wildspitzbahn & the Café in 3440m, Pitztal

I: Vent - Rofenhof

by Michal Kowalski, 13.8 km away

Vent - Rofenhof

J: Similaun (Schnals - Senales)

by Foundation Stiftung Suedtiroler Sparkasse - Alpenverein Suedtirol AVS - spherea3D GmbH, 14.2 km away

Similaun (Schnals - Senales)

This panorama was taken in Austria, Europe

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