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shimotsuka in winter
Japan
Copyright: Kiyoharu Takamura
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 11212x5606
Taken: 25/12/2012
Uploaded: 25/12/2012
Updated: 24/04/2014
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Tags: mt.fuji; snow; futatsuzuka; kamitsuka; shimotsuka; peak
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