The Koo Valley in the Keisie
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Panoramic photo by Gideon van Zyl Taken 13:10, 12/05/2013 - Views loading...

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The Koo Valley in the Keisie

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This is a simple 360 degree I took of the valley. Due to the unsteady nature of the underfooting there ws no opportunity to do a full 360 x 180 degree, so I just did a hi-rez 360 degree panorama.

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