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Botanical Gardens - Top of the Tower
Cheju

The top of the tower of the Botanical Gardens in Jeju.

Copyright: Ingemar Bergmark
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6000x3000
Uploaded: 14/07/2009
Actualizat: 07/10/2014
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