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Night view of Shirakawa-go, a traditional Japanese village showcasing a building style known as gasshō-zukuri.

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English : Night view of Shirakawa-go, a traditional Japanese village showcasing a building style known as gasshō-zukuri.

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In this animation the external and internal anatomy of a dorada marked with their names is shown.‎

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English : In this animation the external and internal anatomy of a dorada marked with their names is shown.

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The Paris Town Hall, after the great fire of the Commune in 1871.

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English : The Paris Town Hall, after the great fire of the Commune in 1871.

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Diagram of the internal structure of Ganymede.

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Pol-e Dokhtar Bridge, Meyaneh, Iran, by Eugène Flandin, 1840.

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Temple of Friendship in Pavlovsk Park in Saint Petersburg.

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Aircraft Rescue Firefighting training (U.S. Marine Corps).

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Ferronor GR12U 412 on the gradient between Montadon and Codelcos Potrerillos plant, Chile.

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Indian streetseller hands displaying green chickpeas.

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This broad panorama of the Carina Nebula, a region of massive star formation in the southern skies, was taken in infrared light using the HAWK-I camera on ESO’s Very Large Telescope.

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English : This broad panorama of the Carina Nebula, a region of massive star formation in the southern skies, was taken in infrared light using the HAWK-I camera on ESO’s Very Large Telescope.

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A European Wildcat (Felis silvestris silvestris)

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Long-tailed tit (Aegithalos caudatus)

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French actress Sarah Bernhardt, by Félix Nadar, around 1864.

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The tungsten filament burning with a flame in the light bulb.

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New Downtown (Bunker Hill) in Los Angeles (California, USA)

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Former dairy in Peitz, Brandenburg, Germany

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Palace of Fine Arts, Mexico City, Mexico

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The VLT Survey Telescope (VST) at ESO's Paranal Observatory in Chile has captured this richly detailed new image of the Lagoon Nebula.

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Office building of the Westdeutsche Lotterie, Munster (Westphalia), Germany

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Spring rose (Helleborus orientalis).

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The Île de la Cité in Paris, France, shortly before sunrise

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Grey crowned crane (Balearica regulorum) in captivity

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A swallow drinking while flying over a swimming pool

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