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Skala L`viny`e Vorota / Lion Gates Rock
Russia

Rock in the Stolby National Wildlife Nature Reserve, Krasnoyarsk, Russia. Heartland area. Rock resembles the head of a lion. On the east side there are two huge blocks of stone, covered with a huge thrust monolithic stone. A view on the hanging stone. Taken on August 11, 2012.

Copyright: Anatolij semyonov
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Uploaded: 28/09/2012
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