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Skala II Stolb / Second Pillar Rock
Russia

Rock in the Stolby National Wildlife Nature Reserve, Krasnoyarsk, Russia. Heartland area. The largest and the highest rock in the reserve (on the east side about 100 meters from the foot, 748 meters above sea level). View from the Bishop's Сourt Stone. Taken on August 11, 2012.

Copyright: Anatolij semyonov
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Uploaded: 24/08/2012
Atualizado: 17/07/2014
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