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Edinburgh skyline in the snow by Katielee Arrowsmith
Scotland

Edinburgh, the capital city of Scotland is home to around 500,000 people.

This view is from Salisbury Crags which are in Holyrood Park and in the shadow of Arthur's Seat, an ancient volcano.

From this spot, on the horizon you can see Edinburgh Castle on Castle Hill, The Balmoral Hotel with its clock tower and Calton Hill with it's monuments. At the foot of the Crags are The Scotsman, Our Dynamic Earth, The Scottish Pariament and The Palace of Holyroodhouse. 

Copyright: Jon mills
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 10000x5000
Caricate: 11/03/2013
Aggiornato: 09/10/2014
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Tags: edinburgh; salisbury crags; skyline; holyrood park; snow; city; scotland; capital; edinburgh castle; calton hill; our dynamic earth; dynamic earth; holyrood; scottish parliament; palace of holyroodhouse
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