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Chalet Bouleau
France
This was shot on a 5m pole outside Chalet Bouleau overlooking the town of St Gervais Les Bains. Mont Blanc is to the right of the view
Copyright: Bob Stapleton
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更新: 05/09/2014
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Tags: st; gervais; les; bains; franc; e alps; ski; chalet; bouleau; snow; mont; blanc
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