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Clarke Quay
Singapore

Modern Clarke Quay is a the revamped riverside quay in Singapore. It is located along the Singapore River. The dirty water and old bum boats were removed in the late 80s

Copyright: Aram pan
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 11700x5850
Uploaded: 13/11/2010
Actualizat: 02/07/2014
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Tags: singapore; aram; clarke quay; river; arampan
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