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Stone Town. Large Turtle. Rear view.
Russia
Copyright: Евгений Орлов
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 10000x5000
Taken: 31/08/2012
Uploaded: 31/01/2013
Updated: 16/07/2014
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Tags: stone town. large turtle. rear view.
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