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Rasovka - winter 2
Czech Republic

View of Liberec city from a snowy plain on the Jested range. You can see the Jizera Mountains in northeastern direction. Behind those hills staright to the north there is Poland. To the very east you can catch a glimpse of white Krkonose Mountains on the horizon.

Copyright: Tomas Kysela
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 9544x4772
Uploaded: 07/02/2013
Updated: 07/04/2014
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Tags: snow; plain; field; afternoon; hdr; winter; cloudy; czech; blue; mountains; valley; jested; jizera; hill; range; jablonec; liberec; europe
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