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Skaly` Vorobushki / Little Sparrows Rocks

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Rocks in the Stolby National Wildlife Nature Reserve, Krasnoyarsk, Russia. Centralny Kuisumski Ridge. Rock massif consists of three rocks: Chick, Toad and Nesting-Place. The view from the ground between the rocks. Taken on September 22, 2010. Taken on October 11, 2009.

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A: Skala Zhaba / Toad Rock

by Anatolij Semyonov, 10 meters away

Rock in the Stolby National Wildlife Nature Reserve, Krasnoyarsk, Russia. Centralny Kuisumski Ridge. ...

Skala Zhaba / Toad Rock

B: Stolby Vorobyshki

by Andrew Borus, 30 meters away

Stolby Vorobyshki

C: Skala Gnezdov`e / Nesting-Place Rock

by Anatolij Semyonov, 170 meters away

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Skala Gnezdov`e / Nesting-Place Rock

D: Skala Kitajskaya Stenka / Chinese Wall Rock - view from the foot

by Anatolij Semyonov, 960 meters away

Rock in the Stolby National Wildlife Nature Reserve, Krasnoyarsk, Russia. Centralny Kuisumski Ridge. ...

Skala Kitajskaya Stenka / Chinese Wall Rock - view from the foot

E: Mokhovaya River, autumn

by Anatolij Semyonov, 1,000 meters away

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Mokhovaya River, autumn

F: Skala Kitajskaya Stenka / Chinese Wall Rock

by Anatolij Semyonov, 1.0 km away

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Skala Kitajskaya Stenka / Chinese Wall Rock

G: Kashtak Ridge, clearing in the woods

by Anatolij Semyonov, 1.0 km away

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Kashtak Ridge, clearing in the woods

H: Kashtak Ridge, slope to the Mokhovaya River

by Anatolij Semyonov, 1.2 km away

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Kashtak Ridge, slope to the Mokhovaya River

I: Skaly` Takmak / Takmak Rocks

by Anatolij Semyonov, 1.2 km away

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Skaly` Takmak / Takmak Rocks

J: Kashtak Ridge, view to the Little Golden Eagle Rock

by Anatolij Semyonov, 1.2 km away

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Kashtak Ridge, view to the Little Golden Eagle Rock

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