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Valaam Island. Abbot's cemetery. Interior.

Остров Валаам. Игуменское кладбище. Внутреннее убранство.

Copyright: Dmitry Ruzov
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 8126x4063
Caricate: 25/09/2012
Aggiornato: 15/10/2014
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