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Svínafellsjökull glacier margin 2007
Iceland
Copyright: Nicholas Midgley
Type: Cylindrical
Resolution: 19813x3800
Taken: 07/08/2007
Uploaded: 14/04/2014
Updated: 18/04/2014
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