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Scouts camp

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Scouts camp at Apatišan, Northern Velebit.

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A: Apatišan

by Igor Adamec, 50 meters away

Mountain Hut Apatišan (1015 m) at Northern Velebit is maintained by HPD (Hrvatsko Planinarsko Društvo...


B: Scouts camp

by Igor Adamec, 60 meters away

Scouts camp

C: By the campfire

by Igor Adamec, 100 meters away

By the campfire

D: Krasno - Jablanac

by Igor Adamec, 1.8 km away

View from the road Krasno - Jablanac. The road connects the villages Krasno in the hinterland of Vele...

Krasno - Jablanac

E: View at 'Veliki Kozjak'

by Igor Adamec, 6.1 km away

The first daylight is shineing upon the cliffs of the mountain peak 'Veliki Kozjak'.

View at 'Veliki Kozjak'

F: Veliki Lom - 1

by Igor Adamec, 6.2 km away

View at the valley called 'Veliki Lom' at Northern Velebit.

Veliki Lom - 1

G: Veliki Kozjak peak at Northern Velebit

by Vedran Penga, 6.2 km away

Veliki Kozjak peak at Northern Velebit

H: Veliki Lom - 2

by Igor Adamec, 6.3 km away

Veliki Lom - 2

I: Mali Rajinac

by Vedran Penga, 6.8 km away

Mali Rajinac

J: Mali Rajinac - 1

by Igor Adamec, 6.8 km away

View from the summit of 'Mali Rajinac' (1699 m), the highest peak at Northern Velebit.

Mali Rajinac - 1

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