Skala Ded / Grandpa Rock
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Skala Ded / Grandpa Rock

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Rock in the Stolby National Wildlife Nature Reserve, Krasnoyarsk, Russia. Heartland area. If you look to the rock from the east, you can see the head of the courageous and strong thinking about something an old man with a high forehead, which pulled down the cap. Straight nose and lowered the chest beard reinforce the impression. On the opposite side of the rock looks like a laughing grandfather. The view from the East. Taken on August 11, 2012.

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A: Krasnoyarsk's Stolby - Ded

di Andrew Borus, 30 metri di distanza

Krasnoyarsk's Stolby - Ded

B: Skala Babka / Grandma Rock

di Anatolij Semyonov, 270 metri di distanza

Rock in the Stolby National Wildlife Nature Reserve, Krasnoyarsk, Russia. Heartland area. Grandma is ...

Skala Babka / Grandma Rock

C: Skala L`viny`e Vorota / Lion Gates Rock

di Anatolij Semyonov, 300 metri di distanza

Rock in the Stolby National Wildlife Nature Reserve, Krasnoyarsk, Russia. Heartland area. Rock resemb...

Skala L`viny`e Vorota / Lion Gates Rock

D: Krasnojars's Stolby - Peria

di Andrew Borus, 310 metri di distanza

Krasnojars's Stolby - Peria

E: Skala Per`ya / Quills Rock

di Anatolij Semyonov, 320 metri di distanza

Rock in the Stolby National Wildlife Nature Reserve, Krasnoyarsk, Russia. Heartland area. Four majest...

Skala Per`ya / Quills Rock

F: Skala I Stolb / First Pillar Rock

di Anatolij Semyonov, 430 metri di distanza

Rock in the Stolby National Wildlife Nature Reserve, Krasnoyarsk, Russia. Heartland area. The most po...

Skala I Stolb / First Pillar Rock

G: Krasnojarsk's Stolby - At First

di Andrew Borus, 500 metri di distanza

Krasnojarsk's Stolby - At First

H: Krasnojarsk's Stolby - At middle of First

di Andrew Borus, 520 metri di distanza

Krasnojarsk's Stolby - At middle of First

I: Stolby Chertova Kuxnja

di Andrew Borus, 580 metri di distanza

Stolby Chertova Kuxnja

J: Winter Krasnoyarsk's Stolby

di Andrew Borus, 750 metri di distanza

Winter Krasnoyarsk's Stolby

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