Skala Vodopoj / Pond Rock
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Skala Vodopoj / Pond Rock

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Rock in the Stolby National Wildlife Nature Reserve, Krasnoyarsk, Russia. Kashtak Ridge. No pond is here, the rock is named after the stream, the source of which is below, and the watering hole is located at the point of confluence with the Kaltat River. The view from the North. Taken on August 11, 2012.

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