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Road to Ozerki. Winter.
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"Matera" aka "Bald glade"
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Sholpinskoe Lake
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On the shore of the swamp
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The central area of ​​the Ustie-Kubenskoe
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On the way to Shera's floodgate
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Spas-Kamen
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River Kubena at village Sibla
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Semigorodnyaya Railway Station
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Church of Elijah the Prophet
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Semigorodnyaya, narrow-gauge railway
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Semigorodnyaya School
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Giggleswick School Chapel, Below The Dome.
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Tongan Ghost Ship
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Crisis Scar - Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel
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Tongan Ghost Ship : On the deck
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Jerzy Kedziora - Balancing Sculptures
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El Retiro, Madrid
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Tangyue village 2
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Stevenson Tower, Mull of Galloway
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DAN 6
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Spaso-Prilutskiy Dmitriev monastery. Point 4.
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River Dvinitsa at village Semigorodnyaya
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The House Of Tsar Peter The Great
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Road to Ozerki. Winter.
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Paramotor club on field
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Spaso-Prilutskiy Dmitriev monastery. Point 2.
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Semigorodnyaya Dvinitsa 2
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Road2sholpinskoe lake
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The central area of ​​the Ustie-Kubenskoe
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Fedulova square at night
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Spaso-Prilutskiy Dmitriev monastery. Point 5.
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Church of St. Nicholas. The narthex.
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