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Lighthouse at Baliguian Island
Philippines
Baliguian Island and surrounding sea, taken from the top of the lighthouse. (ARLHS PHI-007; Admiralty F2314; NGA 14668)
Copyright: Discover Panay
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6000x3000
Uploaded: 21/04/2012
Updated: 13/05/2014
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