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Clockwork of the church tower clock of the Heilig-Kreuz-Kirche in Dülmen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Wikipedia: Turret clock · Dülmen

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English : Clockwork of the church tower clock of the Heilig-Kreuz-Kirche in Dülmen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Wikipedia: Turret clock · Dülmen

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An old male lion (Panthera leo), in the Chobe National Park, Botswana. He's actually yawning, not roaring.

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English : An old male lion (Panthera leo), in the Chobe National Park, Botswana. He's actually yawning, not roaring.

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Burundian refugee's life in Hong Kong

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English : Burundian refugee's life in Hong Kong

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Panoramic view of the landscape around Sossusvlei, Namibia.

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English : Panoramic view of the landscape around Sossusvlei, Namibia.

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The Western African Ebola virus epidemic (2013–2016) was the most widespread outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) as of 2021.‎

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English : The Western African Ebola virus epidemic (2013–2016) was the most widespread outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) as of 2021.

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Spiti River above Kaza, Lahaul and Spiti district, Himachal, India. The river bed is several hundred metres wide. The river itself is much narrower and meanders along the river bed in braided channels. Elev. 3,600m (11,811')

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English : Spiti River above Kaza, Lahaul and Spiti district, Himachal, India. The river bed is several hundred metres wide. The river itself is much narrower and meanders along the river bed in braided channels. Elev. 3,600m (11,811')

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Otira River in Arthur's Pass National Park, New Zealand. The photo was taken not too far from Otira River foot-bridge

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English : Otira River in Arthur's Pass National Park, New Zealand. The photo was taken not too far from Otira River foot-bridge

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Carpathian Biosphere Reserve. Thunderstorm on Hoverla, Ukraine.‎

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English : Carpathian Biosphere Reserve. Thunderstorm on Hoverla, Ukraine.

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One of the rooms in Alexander Pushkin's house in Mikhailovskoye Estate (Pskov Oblast, Russia)

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English : One of the rooms in Alexander Pushkin's house in Mikhailovskoye Estate (Pskov Oblast, Russia)

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Namakura Gatana (The Dull Sword) (1917) by Jun'ichi Kōuchi, about a samurai and his new sword, is one of the oldest surviving anime movies.‎

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English : Namakura Gatana (The Dull Sword) (1917) by Jun'ichi Kōuchi, about a samurai and his new sword, is one of the oldest surviving anime movies.

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National Museum in Wrocław, 1883-1886, former Regierungsbezirk Breslau administration building designed by Anton von Behr. View from the River Oder.

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Window of an abandoned, graffiti-covered building at Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn, New York, looking out to Mill Basin

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The complex of a former Jesuit College, Kremenets, Ternopil Oblast, Ukraine.

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English : The complex of a former Jesuit College, Kremenets, Ternopil Oblast, Ukraine.

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Volcanic landscape featuring from left to right Tomasamil (5,890 m or 19,320 ft), Cañapa (5,882 m or 19,298 ft), Ollagüe (5,868 m or 19,252 ft) and Aucanquilcha (6,176 m or 20,262 ft), Andes, southern Bolvia/northern Chile.

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English : Volcanic landscape featuring from left to right Tomasamil (5,890 m or 19,320 ft), Cañapa (5,882 m or 19,298 ft), Ollagüe (5,868 m or 19,252 ft) and Aucanquilcha (6,176 m or 20,262 ft), Andes, southern Bolvia/northern Chile.

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Halifax postal workers' labor action in 2011, that came in response to attempts to cut the number of full-time employees.‎

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English : Halifax postal workers' labor action in 2011, that came in response to attempts to cut the number of full-time employees.
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Sculpture “Silberne Frequenz” (Otto Piene, 1970/71, 2012/14 redesign) at the LWL museum, Münster, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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English : Sculpture “Silberne Frequenz” (Otto Piene, 1970/71, 2012/14 redesign) at the LWL museum, Münster, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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Musical fountains at the Republic Square in Yerevan (Armenia) at night. The video taken on June 16, 2018. Music in video: George Frideric Handel — Music Suite No. 1 in F Major, HWV 348: VI. Allegro deciso.‎

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English : Musical fountains at the Republic Square in Yerevan (Armenia) at night. The video taken on June 16, 2018. Music in video: George Frideric Handel — Music Suite No. 1 in F Major, HWV 348: VI. Allegro deciso.

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Mountain tour from Watles via Sesvennahütte and the Uina Slucht to Sur En Alte Pforzheimer Huette on the Pforzheimer See..

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English : Mountain tour from Watles via Sesvennahütte and the Uina Slucht to Sur En Alte Pforzheimer Huette on the Pforzheimer See..

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A man in a sea creature mask with umbrella at the Mermaid Parade on Coney Island in New York City

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Panorama of the Milky Way galactic plane stretching over Bontecou Lake in Dutchess County, New York.

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Traditionally served Macedonian ajvar with baguette, garlic, chili peppers and salami.

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English : Traditionally served Macedonian ajvar with baguette, garlic, chili peppers and salami.

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Purple mangosteen fruit (Garcinia mangostana), together with its cross section.It's seasonal fruit.Outer part of the fruit Skin will be very hard.

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English : Purple mangosteen fruit (Garcinia mangostana), together with its cross section.It's seasonal fruit.Outer part of the fruit Skin will be very hard.

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Conical shadow of Mount Nam Xay over green trees at golden hour early morning

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Old town of Zurich from the Quaibrücke. This view contains many of the most important landmarks, including the Fraumünster, Grossmünster, St. Peter Church and the river Limmat.

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English : Old town of Zurich from the Quaibrücke. This view contains many of the most important landmarks, including the Fraumünster, Grossmünster, St. Peter Church and the river Limmat.

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Seed pods of an Alstroemeria aurea (Peruvian-lily). Focus stack of 18 images.

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English : Seed pods of an Alstroemeria aurea (Peruvian-lily). Focus stack of 18 images.

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Orange Daylily, possibly a garden hybrid cultivar after a rain. Ukraine, Vinnytsia

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