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Novy Bor
Czech Republic
City Nový Bor lies in the Lusatian Mountains (in Czech Lužické hory). It was photographed from a nearby hill called "Borská skalka".
Copyright: Miloslav Petrtýl
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Uploaded: 10/01/2011
Updated: 01/09/2014
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