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ANWR Hula Hula River (24 Aug 08 0741)
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

This panorama was taken at one of our campsites while on a float trip we took to collect ground control points for a new topographic map we made in this region.

Copyright: Matt Nolan
Typ: Spherical
Upplösning: 11732x5866
Taken: 24/08/2008
Uppladdad: 06/10/2008
Uppdaterad: 27/08/2014
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Tags: anwr; hula hula; gps; gps; river
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