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Verzasca Dam
Switzerland

The Verzasca dam forming the Lago die Vogorno in the beautiful Verzasca valley in front of the Lago Maggiore. Famous for bungee jumping and from the opening scene in James Bond, GoldenEye.

Copyright: Alexander otte
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Uploaded: 05/08/2014
Updated: 15/08/2014
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Tags: verzasca; dam; james bond; lago maggiore; contra dam; locarno dam; lago di vogorno; ticino; arch dam; switzerland; bungee
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