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Wolf Hill Lookout Tower - German and Czech Mountains
Czech Republic

A view from lookout tower situated near German borders on "Vlčí hora" (Wolf Hill), near small city Osek in "Krušné hory" (Ore Mountains).

We can see a strip mine still in use, and one old strip mine being flooded to create huge artificial see near the city of Most. 

Copyright: Michal moc
Type: Cylindrical
Resolution: 10990x1180
Uploaded: 24/07/2013
Updated: 31/07/2013
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Tags: lookout tower; watchtower; rozhledna; czech; germany; czech republic; mountains; wolf hill; vlčí hora; osek; krušné hory; dlouhá louka; coal mine; ore mountains; most; strip mine
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