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Norways National Monument
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Norways National Monument. A giant obelisk from the age of the Viking Kings, erected in the memory of the battle that finally united Norway as one kingdom.

Copyright: Christoffer Steinsvåg
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6000x3000
Uploaded: 12/06/2011
Updated: 16/10/2014
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