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September 2019

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English : Window in Fira, Santorini, Greece

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English : Female Pied kingfisher (Ceryle rudis leucomelanurus) on the Chambal River, in Uttar Pradesh, India. It is the only kingfisher that has mastered the art of hovering above water to pinpoint its prey.

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English : Umeda Sky Building, designed by Hiroshi Hara and completed in 1993, is the nineteenth-tallest building in Osaka Prefecture, Japan, and one of the city's most recognizable landmarks. It consists of two 40-story towers (173m) that connect at their two uppermost stories, with bridges and an escalator, depicted here, crossing the wide atrium-like space in the center.

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English : Winged altar at Ossiach Abbey Church, Carinthia, Austria. Anonymous master of the elder Villach Workshop, around 1505.

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English : Sunrise in nature reserve Ichterloh, Nordkirchen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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English : Panoramic view of Kechut water reservoir, near the town of Jermuk, Vayots Dzor Province, Armenia. The reservoir was built in 1981, has a total volume of 23 million cubic meters and for its construction a medieval cemetery and cross stones had to be flooded.

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English : The Old Fortress and the Old Town of Corfu as seen from the New Fortress. The city has become known as Kastropolis (Castle City) because of its two castles. In 2007, the old town of the city was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

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English : Middle Multinskoe Lake and Altai Mountains, Altai Republic (Russia)

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English : Yachts at Zoebigker Harbour, lake Cospuden, Markkleeberg, Saxony, Germany.

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English : Trees in fog on the northern side of Loch Tay, Scottish Highlands, Scotland

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English : Panoramic view of the interior of the Pula Arena, an amphitheatre located in Pula, Croatia. This Roman edifice was constructed between 27 BC and 68 AD and is among the largest surviving Roman arenas in the world. At the same time, is the best preserved ancient monument in Croatia and the only remaining amphitheater having all four side towers with all three Roman architectural orders entirely preserved.

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English : Old rotting pillars which used to support a pier, Sidney Spit (part of Gulf Islands National Park Reserve), Sidney Island, British Columbia, Canada

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English : Agora of Ancient town of Kourion, Cyprus.

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English : Amphitheatre Bay after a storm, Akamas Peninsula, Cyprus

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English : Illumination of the Wiesmann exhibition hall (Wiesmann gecko) for the final concert of the Dülmener Sommer 2018, the since 1989 first as Dülmener Sommertheater offered street theater.
Dülmen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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English : Far view of Las Lajas Sanctuary and its surroundings, a basilica church located in the southern Department of Nariño, municipality of Ipiales, Colombia. The place is a popular pilgrimage location since the apparition of the Virgin Mary in 1754. The first shrine was built by 1750 and was replaced by a bigger one in 1802 including a bridge over the canyon of the Guáitara River. The present temple, of Gothic Revival style, was built between 1916 and 1949.

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English : Asian pied starlings (Gracupica contra) having a good natter. The Series Gossip Girl was first broadcast September 19, 2007

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English : Schönbühel Castle (Schloss Schönbühel) in Schönbühel-Aggsbach, Lower Austria

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English : Dubrovnik, historically Ragusa, is a Croatian city on the Adriatic Sea, in the region of Dalmatia. It is one of the most prominent tourist destinations in the Mediterranean Sea. Its total population is 42,615 (census 2011). In 1979, the city of Dubrovnik joined the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites.

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English : The Church of St. Donatus and the belltower of Zadar Cathedral, Zadar, Croatia. Zadar is the oldest continuously inhabited Croatian city. It is situated on the Adriatic Sea, at the northwestern part of the Ravni Kotari region.

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English : Muddy road in Akamas Peninsula, Cyprus

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English : Night view of the Moskva River, Moscow, Russia. On the left is the headquarters of the Rosneft, a petrol company, and on the right the Kremlin.

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English : Rib vault in the choir of the parish church Freistadt, Upper Austria

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English : Asarkina, probably Asarkina ericetorum in India

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English : Self-portrait of Nadar between 1900 and 1910.

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English : Vakil Bath, an old public bath with the status of national monument built around 1769 in Shiraz, Iran. It was a part of the royal district constructed during Karim Khan Zand's reign, which also includes Arg of Karim Khan, Vakil Bazaar, Vakil Mosque and many administrative buildings.

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Oktober 2019

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English : The hexagon-shaped tower which sits on top of an elevator going down to underground garages in Uptown, Saanich, British Columbia, Canada

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English : Eurygaster maura on eyelet.

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English : Sunset in Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park. High peak on left site is Ben Lomond (974m). Scotland

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English : Altar of Our Lady at the Catholic parish church Hallstatt, Upper Austria. Lienhart Astl (signed), 1510–1520.

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English : Knapweed fritillary butterfly (Melitaea phoebe) in Bulgaria. Bulgaria became an independent state on 5 October 1908.

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English : Panoramic view of Salar de Carcote, a salt flat located in northern Chile. It covers an area of around 108 square kilometres (42 sq mi) and its surface elevation is 3,690 metres (12,110 ft).

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English : 1849 "Annie" Daguerreotype of Edgar Allan Poe, who died 170 years ago today.

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English : Panorama of Tasman Lake in Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park, South Island of New Zealand.

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English : Dome of the Spanish Synagogue (in Czech Španělská synagoga) in Josefov, Prague, Czech Republic

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English : Meadow at dawn near Desenka railway halt. Ukraine, Vinnytsia Oblast, Vinnytsia Raion

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English : War memorial monument ("Kriegerdenkmal"), Hofgarten, in front of the Bayerische Staatskanzlei, Munich, Germany. The monument is composed of an open crypt, that consist of 12 stone blocks, lcoated in the middle of a rectangular pit. The crypt just contains the statue of a dead soldier, a work of Bernhard Bleeker. The monument was inaugurated in 1924 but the origintal statue, that was replaced by a bronze cast in 1972, and is now exhibited in the Bavarian Army museum in Ingolstadt.

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English : Humpback whale () near its whale calf, breaching off to keep away males. Taken offshore (Tahiti, French Polynesia).

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English : Hochschwab (2,277 metres (7,470 ft) – view from Hochanger mountain (1,682 metres (5,518 ft)) near Turnau, Styria, Austria

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English : Bridge to Gracht Castle in Erftstadt (NRW, Germany)

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English : Garden locust (Acanthacris ruficornis). In the 1870s, the largest locust swarm in history was recorded in the USA and was estimated to contain over 12 trillion (12,000,000,000,000) locusts.

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English : Today is the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, which on its first commemeration in 1987, had 100,000 people gathering on Human Rights and Liberties Plaza in Trocadéro to honour victims of poverty, hunger, violence and fear. This photo shows a female beggar in Guanajuato, Mexico.

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English : Cathedral-Basilica of Mary, Queen of the World, Montreal, Canada. The construction of the cathedral, ordered by Ignace Bourget, began in 1875 in order to replace the former Saint-Jacques Cathedral which had burned in 1852. The building is a scale model of Saint Peter's Basilica in Rome and the new church was consecrated in 1894. In 2000 the cathedral was designated a National Historic Site of Canada.

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English : Valley of Tasman River in Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park in Canterbury Region, South Island of New Zealand.

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English : Landscape of salt and sulfur formations and hot springs on Dallol volcano, Afar Region, Ethiopia

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English : Passage in wall. Location, Chinese garden The Hing Empire of Ming.

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English : Apricot jam in a glass canning jar with slices of bread

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English : View of the exterior of the Pula Arena, an amphitheatre located in Pula, Croatia. This Roman edifice was constructed between 27 BC and 68 AD and is among the largest surviving Roman arenas in the world. At the same time, is the best preserved ancient monument in Croatia and the only remaining amphitheater having all four side towers with all three Roman architectural orders entirely preserved.

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English : The galaxy, Messier 101 or the Pinwheel Galaxy shown here in a portrait

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English : Chair-O-Plane at the funfair Send in Münster, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
The autumn Send 2019 starts today.
Wikipedia: MünsterNorth Rhine-Westphalia

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English : Fountain at National Museum, Prague, Czech Republic

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English : Northern part of Lake Wanaka with surrounding mountains, New Zealand.

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