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Stavros Rocks
Chania

On the Northwest edge of Akrotiri peninsula, in Stavros area, sea has sculptured this peculiar rock fomnation. The landscape gives an isolated almost like moonscape feeling to the walker and you have to be extra cautious in order not to fall over.

Copyright: Ioannis Koukourakis
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 8000x4000
Taken: 22/11/2008
上传: 03/04/2009
更新: 01/03/2015
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Tags: greece; crete; chania; stavros; akrotiri; moonscape
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