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View from Verblyuzhka Mountain 1
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  View from Verblyuzhka (Camel) mountain on the right bank of Ural river. From outside the mountain looks "two-humped", for as has received the name. Its height is about 194 m. from ground level. The 8th of June 2011.

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Tags: nature; mountain; hill; river; ural; belyaevka; orenburg region; landscape
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