Mlynicke Solisko - panorama
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Mlynicke Solisko - panorama

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Nearby images in Slovakia


A: Vysoké Tatry - Vodopád Skok

by Pavol Sandor, 650 meters away

Vysoké Tatry - Vodopád Skok

B: Vysoké Tatry - Vodopád Skok

by Pavol Sandor, 730 meters away

Vysoké Tatry - Vodopád Skok

C: High Tatras - Solisko

by Martin Berta, 780 meters away

High Tatras - Solisko

D: Štrbské pleso - Solisko

by Marek Stolarčík, 870 meters away

Štrbské pleso - Solisko

E: Chata pod Soliskom

by Skeyemap, s.r.o., 880 meters away

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F: Furkotka - dolná stanica

by Skeyemap, s.r.o., 2.0 km away

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H: Krywańska Przełączka (Daxnerovo sedlo)

by Maciej G. Szling, 2.7 km away

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by Igor Krucko, 2.8 km away

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J: Kriváň peak

by Jakub Laštovička, 2.8 km away

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This panorama was taken in Slovakia, Europe

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In spite of these two bodies, there is still no single Constitution or set of laws applying to all the countries of Europe. Debate rages over the role of the EU in regards to national sovereignty. As of January 2009, the Lisbon Treaty is the closest thing to a European Constitution, yet it has not been approved by all the EU states. 

Text by Steve Smith.

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