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Old railroads in Roncq
France

This is a view of old railroad rails in Roncq, nearby the wood Leurent. The shot was taken in june 2010, in the middle of the afternoon. Panorama made in HDR version (tonecompressor).

Copyright: Franck masschelein
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 11886x5943
Caricate: 12/06/2010
Aggiornato: 11/09/2014
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Tags: rails; railroads; trees; nature; roncq; france; hdr; tonecompressor
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