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Detailed topographic map in English of Easter Island.

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English : Detailed topographic map in English of Easter Island.

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180° panorama of Alhambra court yard

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English : 180° panorama of Alhambra court yard

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Porto Covo, west coast of Portugal

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English : Porto Covo, west coast of Portugal

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Double Arch, a close-set pair of arches located in Arches National Park in Utah, USA

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English : Double Arch, a close-set pair of arches located in Arches National Park in Utah, USA

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Evening panorama of the north-western part of the town Upernavik in Greenland. The viewpoint is a cliff near the soccer field with a south-western heading.

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English : Evening panorama of the north-western part of the town Upernavik in Greenland. The viewpoint is a cliff near the soccer field with a south-western heading.

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A view of the Reguliersgracht on the corner with the Keizersgracht, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands at dusk.

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English : A view of the Reguliersgracht on the corner with the Keizersgracht, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands at dusk.

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A female Goldenrod Crab Spider (Misumena vatia) capturing a bee (cf. Andrena sp.). Spiders usually inject the poison at the back of the victim's head, where the nerves concentrate. Notice the perfect colour mimicry between the spider and the flower, a Yellow Chamomile (Anthemis tinctoria).

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English : A female Goldenrod Crab Spider (Misumena vatia) capturing a bee (cf. Andrena sp.). Spiders usually inject the poison at the back of the victim's head, where the nerves concentrate. Notice the perfect colour mimicry between the spider and the flower, a Yellow Chamomile (Anthemis tinctoria).

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A 3D projection of a four-dimensional hypercube performing a simple rotation about a plane which bisects the figure from front-left to back-right and top to bottom.

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English : A 3D projection of a four-dimensional hypercube performing a simple rotation about a plane which bisects the figure from front-left to back-right and top to bottom.

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Freaky Age, a Belgian four-piece Indie-rockband from Ternat (Belgium)

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English : Freaky Age, a Belgian four-piece Indie-rockband from Ternat (Belgium)

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Church of SS. Peter and Paul in Katowice (Poland).

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English : Church of SS. Peter and Paul in Katowice (Poland).

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Panorama of the Forggensee, Bavaria, Germany

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English : Panorama of the Forggensee, Bavaria, Germany

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Gordon Dam, Southwest National Park, Tasmania, Australia

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English : Gordon Dam, Southwest National Park, Tasmania, Australia

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Mouse mechanism diagram

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English : Mouse mechanism diagram

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Looking up to the Dome of the Indiana State Capitol, Indianapolis

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English : Looking up to the Dome of the Indiana State Capitol, Indianapolis

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Dew on grass

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English : Dew on grass

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A mantis eating a bee.

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English : A mantis eating a bee.

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Swiss singer Francine Jordi (concert in Vienna)

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English : Swiss singer Francine Jordi (concert in Vienna)

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Blue Tit (Cyanistes caeruleus). Image in "contre-jour" (against the light): the sun is lightening the front of the bird. I work with "raw" to lighten the darker parts of the "contre-jour"

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English : Blue Tit (Cyanistes caeruleus). Image in "contre-jour" (against the light): the sun is lightening the front of the bird. I work with "raw" to lighten the darker parts of the "contre-jour"

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High Resolution black and white photo of a compact fluorescent light bulb

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English : High Resolution black and white photo of a compact fluorescent light bulb

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A view of two brothels in a small street in Amsterdam's Red-light district, also known as the "Wallen".

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English : A view of two brothels in a small street in Amsterdam's Red-light district, also known as the "Wallen".

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Rathaus (City Hall) in Graz, Austria.

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English : Rathaus (City Hall) in Graz, Austria.

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Medellín River during Christmas 2004, in Medellín, Colombia

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English : Medellín River during Christmas 2004, in Medellín, Colombia

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Thespis, the first, now lost, collaboration between W. S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan premièred on December 26, 1871. A Christmas entertainment, it was not expected to last, but due to the enduring popularity of their later collaborations, such as H.M.S. Pinafore and The Pirates of Penzance, reconstructions of Thespis have become increasingly popular since the late 20th century.

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English : Thespis, the first, now lost, collaboration between W. S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan premièred on December 26, 1871. A Christmas entertainment, it was not expected to last, but due to the enduring popularity of their later collaborations, such as H.M.S. Pinafore and The Pirates of Penzance, reconstructions of Thespis have become increasingly popular since the late 20th century.

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Sunset at Porto Covo, west coast of Portugal.

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English : Sunset at Porto Covo, west coast of Portugal.

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The Capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus), also known as the Wood Grouse

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English : The Capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus), also known as the Wood Grouse

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Statue of Leszek I the White in Marcinkowo Górne. Sculptor: Jakub Juszczyk, 1927 (Poland)

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English : Statue of Leszek I the White in Marcinkowo Górne. Sculptor: Jakub Juszczyk, 1927 (Poland)

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Grizzly Bears (Ursus arctos horribilis) are engaged in a play fight (San Francisco Zoo).

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English : Grizzly Bears (Ursus arctos horribilis) are engaged in a play fight (San Francisco Zoo).

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Snowed trees on mount Brocken, Harz, Germany.

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English : Snowed trees on mount Brocken, Harz, Germany.

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