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Panorama of the Jökulsárlón glacial lake in Iceland

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English : Panorama of the Jökulsárlón glacial lake in Iceland

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Acropolis panorama (view from Areopagus hill), Athens, Greece.

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English : Acropolis panorama (view from Areopagus hill), Athens, Greece.

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Smaky 100 computer. On display at the Musée Bolo, EPFL, Lausanne.

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English : Smaky 100 computer. On display at the Musée Bolo, EPFL, Lausanne.

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Icebergs in the High Arctic.

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English : Icebergs in the High Arctic.

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Old Sulphur tuft (Hypholoma fasciculare) colony growing on a tree.

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English : Old Sulphur tuft (Hypholoma fasciculare) colony growing on a tree.

6

Racetrack in Conway's Game of Life. Created string of images in Java, then processed string to add colour.

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English : Racetrack in Conway's Game of Life. Created string of images in Java, then processed string to add colour.

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The ancient theater of Dodona, Epirus, Greece. Panorama of several photos.

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English : The ancient theater of Dodona, Epirus, Greece. Panorama of several photos.

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Underground barracks located under concrete war barracks at Fort de Roppe (Roppe, Franche-Comté, France). Centered tunnel perspective made with light painting.

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English : Underground barracks located under concrete war barracks at Fort de Roppe (Roppe, Franche-Comté, France). Centered tunnel perspective made with light painting.

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Cuirassier's armour in Savoyard style, ca. 1600-1610. On display at Morges military museum

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English : Cuirassier's armour in Savoyard style, ca. 1600-1610. On display at Morges military museum

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Speedwayriders riding in start number 17 in Speedway Extraliiga -competition in Yyteri speedway venue.

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English : Speedwayriders riding in start number 17 in Speedway Extraliiga -competition in Yyteri speedway venue.

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In mid-August 2010 ESO Photo Ambassador Yuri Beletsky snapped this amazing photo at ESO’s Paranal Observatory. A group of astronomers were observing the centre of the Milky Way using the laser guide star facility at Yepun, one of the four Unit Telescopes of the Very Large Telescope (VLT).

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English : In mid-August 2010 ESO Photo Ambassador Yuri Beletsky snapped this amazing photo at ESO’s Paranal Observatory. A group of astronomers were observing the centre of the Milky Way using the laser guide star facility at Yepun, one of the four Unit Telescopes of the Very Large Telescope (VLT).

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Xysticus cristatus, A Estrada, Galicia, Spain

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English : Xysticus cristatus, A Estrada, Galicia, Spain

13

Campfire with sparks in Anttoora, Finland.

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English : Campfire with sparks in Anttoora, Finland.

14

Cast of Uintatherium anceps (Leidy, 1872) - syn. Dinoceras mirabile (Marsh 1872) skull, neck vertebrae.

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English : Cast of Uintatherium anceps (Leidy, 1872) - syn. Dinoceras mirabile (Marsh 1872) skull, neck vertebrae.

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Galata tower – Istanbul under fog, Panorama – Turkey.

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English : Galata tower – Istanbul under fog, Panorama – Turkey.

16

Caribbean Flagfin Blenny (Emblemariopsis signifera)

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English : Caribbean Flagfin Blenny (Emblemariopsis signifera)

17

Cascabel of a french bronze canon, ca. 1730, Honor Courtyard of the Invalides, Paris.

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English : Cascabel of a french bronze canon, ca. 1730, Honor Courtyard of the Invalides, Paris.

18

Pumpkin spider (Araneus trifolium) and its web with fog droplets, San Francisco, USA.

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English : Pumpkin spider (Araneus trifolium) and its web with fog droplets, San Francisco, USA.

19

Copal from Madagascar. With spiders, termites, ants, Elateridae, Hymenoptera, Cockroach and a flower.

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English : Copal from Madagascar. With spiders, termites, ants, Elateridae, Hymenoptera, Cockroach and a flower.

20

An unknown gear mechanism found at an abandoned concrete factory in Benagéber, Spain

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English : An unknown gear mechanism found at an abandoned concrete factory in Benagéber, Spain

21

A preening Congo African Grey Parrot (Psittacus erithacus erithacus) peeks out from under its wing. Photo taken at Auckland Zoo.

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English : A preening Congo African Grey Parrot (Psittacus erithacus erithacus) peeks out from under its wing. Photo taken at Auckland Zoo.

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Arlberg tunnel at km 104.8, perspective view in the direction of Langen am Arlberg. In the course of extensive rehabilitation works the rail tunnel was equipped with a slab track to enable road vehicles entering the tunnel in case of an emergency. To get a larger clearance gauge the new tracks were lowered and the overhead lines were substituted by overhead conductor rails. At the southern track (left) the conductor rail is not yet installed.

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English : Arlberg tunnel at km 104.8, perspective view in the direction of Langen am Arlberg. In the course of extensive rehabilitation works the rail tunnel was equipped with a slab track to enable road vehicles entering the tunnel in case of an emergency. To get a larger clearance gauge the new tracks were lowered and the overhead lines were substituted by overhead conductor rails. At the southern track (left) the conductor rail is not yet installed.

23

Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus).

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English : Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus).

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A self-service pump for diesel fuel. To the right, a credit card payment terminal. At a Preem petrol station in Avesta, Dalarna, Sweden.

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English : A self-service pump for diesel fuel. To the right, a credit card payment terminal. At a Preem petrol station in Avesta, Dalarna, Sweden.

25

The Plumb-pudding in danger, or, State epicures taking un petit souper ...

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English : The Plumb-pudding in danger, or, State epicures taking un petit souper ...

26

Peleides Blue Morphos (Morpho peleides) coupling at Jardins des papillons in Hunawihr, France.

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English : Peleides Blue Morphos (Morpho peleides) coupling at Jardins des papillons in Hunawihr, France.

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Farm workers at Manzanar Relocation Center, California. Mt. Williamson in background. 1943 photo by Ansel Adams.

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English : Farm workers at Manzanar Relocation Center, California. Mt. Williamson in background. 1943 photo by Ansel Adams.

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Lambis millipeda, Strombidae, Millipede Spider Conch; Length 13 cm; Originating from the Philippines; Shell of own collection, therefore not geocoded. Dorsal, lateral (right side), ventral, back, and front view.

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English : Lambis millipeda, Strombidae, Millipede Spider Conch; Length 13 cm; Originating from the Philippines; Shell of own collection, therefore not geocoded. Dorsal, lateral (right side), ventral, back, and front view.

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