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Achard lake, French Alps
France
Copyright: Jacques Rochet
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6000x3000
Uploaded: 06/03/2012
Actualizat: 05/08/2014
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Tags: lake; achard; winter; alps; france; mountain
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