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Зимний лес
Russia
Copyright: Koshelev
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Resolution: 7000x3500
Taken: 05/01/2010
Uploaded: 10/01/2010
Updated: 24/09/2014
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Tags: winter; wood; snow; snowdrifts; ski track; fur-trees; a frost; walk
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Koshelev
Winter
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winter
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Pine pine forest. Сосновый бор
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Boarding house.
Sergey Kalinin
Green Forest FOK
Sergey Kalinin
Green Forest
Sergey Kalinin
Green Forest reception
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On a porch
Sergey Kalinin
Green Forest
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Пансионат "Зеленый бор", 1 корпус. Boarding house "Green pine forest", 1 case
Sergey Kalinin
Green Forest
Sergey Kalinin
Green Forest
Andrea Biffi
Quadriportico all'ingresso dell'Ospedale Maggiore
Neil Creek
Newell Beach, Pre-eclipse 2012
Thomas Blanket
Cuba, Maria La Gorda, Pier
Fritz Hanke
Grindelwald - Wengernalpbahn 1
Tsuyoshi Shimoyama
Tokyo Government Office
Hitoshi Oikawa
120726maeda Uw05x
Paul Emck
A Gloomy Swabian Valley
Neil Creek
Newell Beach, Mid-eclipse 2012
Littleplanet.nl - Roelof de Vries
Sunrise in Halong Bay
mp moving-pictures gmbh
White Dunes
kiyoharu takamura
jurigi highland
Shanwei Dyke
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Тригорское. Сороть. Trigorskoye. River Sorot
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Михайловское. Дом-музей А.Пушкина (Mikhailovskoye. The house-museum of Alexander Pushkin)
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Пушкинские Горы. Улица Пушкинская (Pushkinskie Gory. Pushkinskaya street)
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Пансионат "Зеленый бор", 1 корпус. Boarding house "Green pine forest", 1 case
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Берег озера. Май. (Shore of the lake)
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Дворец Культуры. Щёкино. (Schekino city, the Palace of Culture)
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Atlanta the New Hermitage
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Pine pine forest. Сосновый бор
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Вид с Дворцового моста в Петербурге
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Pushkin Reserve. Mikhaylovskoye. Село Михайловское. Горбатый мостик
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The humpbacked bridge in Mihajlovsky
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Спуск к озеру. The walk down to the lake.
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