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Panoramic photo by Metik Sergey EXPERT Taken 15:55, 08/05/2011 (ALMT +0600) - Views loading...

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Sakmara river

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View of Sakmara river from a hill in the very beginning of summer 2011. There's a monument seen far away, erected in commemoration of Red Army soldgers, died in Salmysh battle fighting Kolchak on April 26th 1919. Kolchak's troops were defeated and turned in flight. At 15:55, on 8th of May 2011.

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A: Memorial In Rayon Center Sakmara

by Metik Sergey, 2.5 km away

Memorial to the Soviet people fallen in Great Patriotic war 1941 - 1945, located in rayon center Sakm...

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B: Stele In Memory Of Salmysh Battle

by Metik Sergey, 3.2 km away

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C: Rayon Center Sakmara

by Metik Sergey, 3.4 km away

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D: On Mayorka Water Basin

by Metik Sergey, 6.6 km away

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E: Salmysh River

by Metik Sergey, 7.0 km away

Salmysh river is the right inflow of Sakmara. Salmysh isn't a large river, but the nature here is ama...

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F: View From Grebenskaya Mountain 2

by Metik Sergey, 8.0 km away

Grebenskaya mountain located on the left bank of Sakmara river is 12 kilometers to the North-West of ...

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G: View From Grebenskaya Mountain 1

by Metik Sergey, 8.6 km away

 Grebenskaya mountain located on the left bank of Sakmara river is 12 kilometers to the North-West of...

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H: View From Palatka Mountain

by Metik Sergey, 8.8 km away

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I: View from Mount Kamennaya on Yangiz

by Metik Sergey, 8.8 km away

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J: View From Sverchki Mountain

by Metik Sergey, 10.6 km away

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View From Sverchki Mountain

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