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Mattmark Reservoir
Switzerland
Copyright: Rolf Ris
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 7000x3500
Uploaded: 10/06/2011
Actualizat: 26/09/2014
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Tags: lake; mattmark; alps; valais; wallis; dam; switzerland
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