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Horice - St. Joseph Quarry
Czech Republic

In this small sandstone quarry each year the Sculpture symopsion of Horice is held. In about 1 month the sandstone blocks will be changed into scupltures.

Copyright: Libor fettr
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 24920x12460
Caricate: 15/11/2011
Aggiornato: 18/09/2014
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Tags: quarry; sandstone; sculpture
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