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Winter mood.
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View of the frozen river Miass.

Copyright: Vitaly K Habarov
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6320x3160
Uploaded: 18/06/2013
Updated: 14/10/2014
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Tags: winter; snow; frost; birch; nature
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The first snow.
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On Ilmensky Ridge.
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