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Paseo De La Pergola Bv Lehmann Rafaela Marcelo Botta
Argentina

Paseo de la Pérgola en el Boulevard Guillermo Lehmann en Rafaela, Santa Fe Argentina.

Construida en conmemoración al Centenario de la Revolución del 25 de Mayo de 1810.

Copyright: Marcelo Botta
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 10676x5338
Taken: 01/06/2012
Uploaded: 18/06/2012
Updated: 06/07/2012
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