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2020 22 10 02:45 UTC
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Parque Nacional Bahía del Glaciar, Alaska, Estados Unidos, 2017-08-19, DD 10-15 PAN.jpg
Safari Endeavour vessel exploring the Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska, United States.
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"Notgeld" banknote: one billion Mark, Bayerische Notenbank (1923)

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English : "Notgeld" banknote: one billion Mark, Bayerische Notenbank (1923)

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Beach in New Brighton, New Zealand

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English : Beach in New Brighton, New Zealand

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Panoramic view of the Matanuska River near Palmer, Alaska, United States.

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English : Panoramic view of the Matanuska River near Palmer, Alaska, United States.

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Wrangel Tower in Kaliningrad (formerly Königsberg), Russia

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English : Wrangel Tower in Kaliningrad (formerly Königsberg), Russia

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Gaet'ale Pond (a small hypersaline lake with hot springs) in the Danakil Depression in Afar Region of Ethiopia

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English : Gaet'ale Pond (a small hypersaline lake with hot springs) in the Danakil Depression in Afar Region of Ethiopia

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16 years ago (2004) on this day, James Hetfield with Metallica was performing in a concert at Corel Centre, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

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English : 16 years ago (2004) on this day, James Hetfield with Metallica was performing in a concert at Corel Centre, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

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De Rotterdam is a building on the Wilhelminapier in the Kop van Zuid district in Rotterdam, designed by the Office for Metropolitan Architecture in 1998. Detail of facade.

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English : De Rotterdam is a building on the Wilhelminapier in the Kop van Zuid district in Rotterdam, designed by the Office for Metropolitan Architecture in 1998. Detail of facade.

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Panoramic view of the city of Puno next to the Lake Titicaca, in the Peruvian Andes, not far from Bolivia. Puno is the capital city of the Puno Province and has a population of approx. 150,000. It was established in 1668 by the Spanish nobleman and viceroy Pedro Antonio Fernández de Castro. The lake is, by volume of water, the largest in South America and, with a surface elevation of 3,812 metres (12,507 ft), is considered the highest navigable lake in the world. The lake has a maximum length of 190 kilometres (120 mi), a maximum width of 80 kilometres (50 mi), and a surface area of 8,372 square kilometres (3,232 sq mi). The water volume is 893 cubic kilometres (214 cu mi), with a maximum depth of 281 metres (922 ft) and an average depth of 107 metres (351 ft).

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English : Panoramic view of the city of Puno next to the Lake Titicaca, in the Peruvian Andes, not far from Bolivia. Puno is the capital city of the Puno Province and has a population of approx. 150,000. It was established in 1668 by the Spanish nobleman and viceroy Pedro Antonio Fernández de Castro. The lake is, by volume of water, the largest in South America and, with a surface elevation of 3,812 metres (12,507 ft), is considered the highest navigable lake in the world. The lake has a maximum length of 190 kilometres (120 mi), a maximum width of 80 kilometres (50 mi), and a surface area of 8,372 square kilometres (3,232 sq mi). The water volume is 893 cubic kilometres (214 cu mi), with a maximum depth of 281 metres (922 ft) and an average depth of 107 metres (351 ft).

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A male Plain Tiger (Danaus chrysippus chrysippus) butterfly near Kumarakom, Kerala, India. Known in Africa as the African Monarch, it is one of the first butterflies depicted in art: a representation was found in a 3500-year-old tomb in Luxor, Egypt.

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English : A male Plain Tiger (Danaus chrysippus chrysippus) butterfly near Kumarakom, Kerala, India. Known in Africa as the African Monarch, it is one of the first butterflies depicted in art: a representation was found in a 3500-year-old tomb in Luxor, Egypt.

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A bouquet of poppies (Papaver orientale)

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English : A bouquet of poppies (Papaver orientale)

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Polyporus varius on a dead Sorbus. Location. Natuurterrein De Famberhorst.

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English : Polyporus varius on a dead Sorbus. Location. Natuurterrein De Famberhorst.

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Lough Hyne, seen from a drone 100m above Knockomagh, County Cork, Ireland.

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English : Lough Hyne, seen from a drone 100m above Knockomagh, County Cork, Ireland.

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Dwarf Crocodile (Osteolaemus tetraspis) in the Exotenhaus of the Karlsruhe Zoo.

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English : Dwarf Crocodile (Osteolaemus tetraspis) in the Exotenhaus of the Karlsruhe Zoo.

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The so-called "Musentempel" in the agra park in Markkleeberg (Saxony) on a sunny autumn day.

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English : The so-called "Musentempel" in the agra park in Markkleeberg (Saxony) on a sunny autumn day.

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Hermitage of St Bartholomew, Canyon of the Lobos River Natural Park, province of Soria, Castile and León, Spain. The hermitage was built in the beginning of the 13th century, and shows the transition from Romanesque to Gothic styles. The temple is located in a remote and quiet location inside the Lobos River Canyon, a National Park.

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English : Hermitage of St Bartholomew, Canyon of the Lobos River Natural Park, province of Soria, Castile and León, Spain. The hermitage was built in the beginning of the 13th century, and shows the transition from Romanesque to Gothic styles. The temple is located in a remote and quiet location inside the Lobos River Canyon, a National Park.

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The cruise ship AIDAperla at Wilhelminapier in Rotterdam with the high-rises De Rotterdam and World Port Center.

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English : The cruise ship AIDAperla at Wilhelminapier in Rotterdam with the high-rises De Rotterdam and World Port Center.

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Lauenstein Castle in Upper Franconia is a medieval hilltop castle where English pounds were counterfeited by prisoners during the Second World War to destabilize the currency of the war opponents. From March to June 1944, Admiral Wilhelm Canaris was under house arrest in the castle.

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English : Lauenstein Castle in Upper Franconia is a medieval hilltop castle where English pounds were counterfeited by prisoners during the Second World War to destabilize the currency of the war opponents. From March to June 1944, Admiral Wilhelm Canaris was under house arrest in the castle.

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Game reserve in Dülmen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Alfred von Croÿ commissioned the english landscape architect Edward Milner with the gardening in the 1860s. The work was carried out by the gardener Charles Barnard.
Wikipedia: DülmenEdward Milner

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English : Game reserve in Dülmen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Alfred von Croÿ commissioned the english landscape architect Edward Milner with the gardening in the 1860s. The work was carried out by the gardener Charles Barnard.
Wikipedia: DülmenEdward Milner

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The total phase of the June 15, 2011 lunar eclipse lasted an impressive 100 minutes. Its entire duration is covered in this composite of a regular sequence of digital camera exposures, tracking the dark lunar disk as it arced above the Acropolis in Athens, Greece.

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English : The total phase of the June 15, 2011 lunar eclipse lasted an impressive 100 minutes. Its entire duration is covered in this composite of a regular sequence of digital camera exposures, tracking the dark lunar disk as it arced above the Acropolis in Athens, Greece.

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Main building of the University of Wrocław, which was established on this day in 1702. View from the River Oder.

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English : Main building of the University of Wrocław, which was established on this day in 1702. View from the River Oder.

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Safari Endeavour vessel exploring the Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska, United States.

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English : Safari Endeavour vessel exploring the Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska, United States.

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Strawberry top shell (Clanculus pharaonius), a sea snail found in the shallow subtidal zone throughout the tropics of the Indo-Pacific region.

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English : Strawberry top shell (Clanculus pharaonius), a sea snail found in the shallow subtidal zone throughout the tropics of the Indo-Pacific region.

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The Eldridge Street Synagogue, a National Historic Landmark in the Chinatown neighborhood of New York City, USA. It opened in 1887, one of the first American synagogues established by Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe, and underwent a 20-year restoration which finished in 2007.

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English : The Eldridge Street Synagogue, a National Historic Landmark in the Chinatown neighborhood of New York City, USA. It opened in 1887, one of the first American synagogues established by Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe, and underwent a 20-year restoration which finished in 2007.

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View of the Red Mosque in Schwetzingen Palace gardens, Germany, built in 1779–1796. It was never actually a working mosque; instead it was aimed to show Europe’s newfound Enlightenment tolerance to other religious traditions.

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English : View of the Red Mosque in Schwetzingen Palace gardens, Germany, built in 1779–1796. It was never actually a working mosque; instead it was aimed to show Europe’s newfound Enlightenment tolerance to other religious traditions.

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Rosa 'Rosengräfin Marie Henriette'. Flower.

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English : Rosa 'Rosengräfin Marie Henriette'. Flower.

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Funfair Send in Münster, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Wikipedia: MünsterNorth Rhine-Westphalia

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English : Funfair Send in Münster, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Wikipedia: MünsterNorth Rhine-Westphalia

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Panoramic view of the city of Alicante from the Santa Bárbara Castle, Spain. The city has a population of aprox. 330.000 and is a popular touristic destination as it's located on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea. The castle, located on 166 metres (545 ft)-high Mount Benacantil, dates from the 9th century.

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English : Panoramic view of the city of Alicante from the Santa Bárbara Castle, Spain. The city has a population of aprox. 330.000 and is a popular touristic destination as it's located on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea. The castle, located on 166 metres (545 ft)-high Mount Benacantil, dates from the 9th century.

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Anglichanka Rock (Anglichanka literally means "English woman"), a protected natural area in Buryatia, Russia

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English : Anglichanka Rock (Anglichanka literally means "English woman"), a protected natural area in Buryatia, Russia

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A female Northern Masked Weaver Ploceus taeniopterus near Lake Baringo, Kenya. Lake Baringo is one of the two large freshwater lakes in Kenya's Great Rift Valley

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English : A female Northern Masked Weaver Ploceus taeniopterus near Lake Baringo, Kenya. Lake Baringo is one of the two large freshwater lakes in Kenya's Great Rift Valley

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Lutheran Parish Church of Hallstatt, Upper Austria

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English : Lutheran Parish Church of Hallstatt, Upper Austria

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