Skaly` Feodaly` / Feudal Lords Rocks
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Skaly` Feodaly` / Feudal Lords Rocks

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Rocks in the Stolby National Wildlife Nature Reserve, Krasnoyarsk, Russia. Wild Pillars area. One of the biggest rock massifs in the reserve. View from the East.  Taken on October 2, 2011.

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A: Skala II Feodal / Second Feudal Lord Rock

by Anatolij Semyonov, 90 meters away

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B: Skaly` Karamagul`niki / Karamagulniki Rocks

by Anatolij Semyonov, 1.8 km away

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C: Skala Dikar` / Savage Rock

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D: Skala Vodopoj / Pond Rock

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E: Skala Predtecha / Precursor Rock

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F: Krasnoyarsk Stolby, on the top of rock #4

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G: Krasnojarsky Stolby - Fourth

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H: Krasnojarsk's Stolby - small glade

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I: Skala Per`ya / Quills Rock

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J: Skala Monashka / Nun Rock

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Text by Steve Smith.

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